Actor Benjamin Walker has reportedly been cast as the lead of the upcoming Broadway musical American Psycho.


The Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter star has been tapped to play serial killer Patrick Bateman in the stage adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' controversial 1991 novel, according to

The musical, written by Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, recently achieved a sold-out run in London's West End and featured former Doctor Who Matt Smith in his stage debut.

Walker is no stranger to Broadway - last year (13), he starred alongside Scarlett Johansson in the revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and also played the title role in the musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.