Daniel Radcliffe's Next Role: Swoony Vampire
As StoneyPotterGate subsides -- and the pleasant mental image of Daniel Radcliffe coughing deeply while nervously waving clouds of thick smoke from a torch-sized cannabis blunt towards his Hogwarts dormroom window fades to but a faint, munchies-inducing memory -- we look ahead now towards the gifted young actor's next career moves. Here's the bad news: He's chosen to hop aboard the hormonal-vampire-romance bandwagon, as he's signed on to play a sparkly bloodsucker caught up in a Romeo and Juliet tale of doomed love.
The good news is that it's on The Simpsons.
In a Twilight spoof that's part of next fall's "Treehouse of Horror XXI," the Harry Potter star plays Edmund, a kid vampire whom Lisa falls for. Alas, Edmund's father, a.k.a. Dracula, and Homer try to squash the budding romance.
It's just a short Halloween away, shortly after the show's 148th season premiere! Set your DVRs now, folks! You're not going to want to miss this one.