Metrodome has acquired all UK rights to vampire thriller Stake Land. Jim Mickle directs the MPI Media Group project.

The cast features Nick Damici, Connor Paolo, Danielle Harris and Kelly McGillis.

A theatrical release is planned for 2011, with DVD and VOD launches to follow.

The deal was negotiated at Toronto by Nicola Goelzhaeuser of MPI Media Group and James Brown of Metrodome.

The story follows a veteran vampire hunter who leads a band of travelers in a vampire-ravaged heartland.