Los Angeles: Actor and musician Jared Leto is rumoured to take over the role of Lestat in the upcoming reboot of the 1994 American drama horror film 'Interview with the Vampire'.
Jared Leto. Pic/AFP
Actor Tom Cruise essayed the role of Lestat the vampire in the original film.
Josh Boone ('The Fault in Our Stars') and Jill Killington have completed the screenplay based on Anna Rice's novels.
"Lestat - there can be only one. Jared Leto," Boone recently wrote on Twitter, reports aceshowbiz.com.
The rebooted project is reportedly a part of 'The Vampire Chronicles' universe developed by Universal.
While Jared Leto is eyed for Universal's 'Vampire' franchise, Tom Cruise is tapped for 'The Mummy' reboot as part of the studio's Monster universe.