Lestat cast for Broadway musical
Start spreading the news, Jim Stanek was picked to play Lestat in the upcoming musical version of Interview with a Vampire. From Broadway.com:
Broadway.com has learned that Jim Stanek will play reluctant bloodsucker Louis de Pointe du Lac, a role made famous by Brad Pitt in the film Interview with the Vampire, in the Broadway-bound musical Lestat. As we previously reported, The Phantom of the Opera's Hugh Panaro is in talks to play the title character. "It feels even silly to be talking about the fact that I am going to be a humongous Elton John musical," Stanek told Broadway.com. "He is a legend. To be doing new music of his is pretty cool. I don't know of any other way to say it. This is an amazing opportunity."I'm a song writer too. "Fame! Vampires are undead for ever..."