‘Mad Men’ Writer to Pen ‘Fright Night’ Remake

Marti Noxon to update 1985 comedy-horror film.

Last Updated: November 12, 2009 @ 6:47 AM

Can you dispatch a vampire with a martini and cigarette smoke?

"Mad Men" writer-producer Marti Noxon has been hired to pen DreamWorks Studios’ revamp of the 1985 horror comedy "Fright Night." Before her work on AMC’s "Mad Men," Noxon was a writer-producer on the bloodsucker series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel," so fangs and stakes are in her blood.

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