Robert Downey Jr to be Vamped

Will Robert Downey Jr play vampire Lestat?

Robert Downey Jr is in negotiations to play the vampire Lestat Du Lioncort.

Downey Jr is in talks with Universal Pictures to reboot Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles.


If confirmed, Downey Jr would be the third actor to portray Lestat, preceded by Stuart Townsend in the 2002 film Queen Of The Damned, and more notably Tom Cruise in Interview With The Vampire in 1994.