Sofia Vergara's sister cast in "Fright Night"

Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:45pm EDT

Colombian born cast member Sofia Vergara (L) poses with her sister Sandra Vergara at the premiere of the film ''Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns'' in Hollywood, California March 13, 2008. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Colombian born cast member Sofia Vergara (L) poses with her sister Sandra Vergara at the premiere of the film ''Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns'' in Hollywood, California March 13, 2008.

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LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sandra Vergara, the sister of "Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara, is joining the cast of "Fright Night," a remake of the 1980s teen horror cult classic.

Vergara will play the girlfriend and assistant to a magician, played by David Tennant, reluctantly recruited by Anton Yelchin to fight off a vampire. Craig Gillespie will direct the DreamWorks project.

Her credits include extra gigs on such shows as "Nip/Tuck," "CSI: Miami" and "Eleventh Hour."

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