“American Psycho: The Musical” has finally found its Patrick Bateman and it is none other than Brit Matt Smith, who played The Doctor in Doctor Who from 2010-2013. The show will run at London’s Almeida Theatre from December 3, 2013 through January 25, 2014.
Based upon Bret Easton Ellis’ novel, the tale of a homicidal yuppie in 1980s Manhattan was adapted by Tony Award-winning composer Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (the Carrie remake). Rupert Goold will direct.
Smith will soon be seen playing the villain in Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, “How to Catch a Monster,” co-starring Christina Hendricks, Saoirse Ronan and Eva Mendes.