Glimpse the sci-fi vampire future in 3 new Daybreakers clips

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

We've got three new clips from Daybreakers, the upcoming sci-fi vampire thriller starring Ethan Hawke and Willem Dafoe. Hawke portrays a researcher in the year 2019, during a time when a plague has changed most of the world's population into vampires.

As the human population dwindles, vampires hunt, capture and farm every remaining human in order to survive, or else must find a blood substitute before time runs out. But some humans won't go down without a fight ...

Daybreakers doesn't open until Jan. 8, 2010, but you can check out the clips below.

In "Birthday Party," the good vampire played by Hawke explains why he doesn't drink human blood. In "Attack," a nasty batlike vampire thing shows up unexpectedly. In "Accident," Hawke smashes up his SUV when he encounters fleeing humans, including a really hot rebel.

Written and directed by Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig, the film also stars Isabel Lucas, Sam Neill and Claudia Karvan.

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