Matt Smith Nabs "American Psycho" Musical Lead
He's made quite a name for himself all thanks to the hit BBC series "Doctor Who," and now Matt Smith nabbed a role in the upcoming London musical adaption of the Bret Easton Ellis novel "American Psycho."
The 30-year-old actor plays the role as Patrick Bateman, a fictional 1980s Wall Street investment banker who engages in sadistic fantasies including rape, mutilation and torture.
The show is described as a satirical commentary of the materialism and greed that marks the eighties.
Mr. Smith's involved with the production has been kept a secret from everyone, including the cast members. The news broke out after he made a special appearance at rehearsals on Monday (October 7).
The musical is slated to hit the Almedia Theater in Islington on Decmeber 12th, with previews on December 3rd.