Pitt stars in this Neil Jordan-directed film based on the Anne Rice novel. He plays Louis de Pointe du Lac, a 200-year old vampire who sits down with a journalist and tells him about his transformation and exploits as a vampire. Co-stars include Tom Cruise, Christian Slater, and Kirsten Dunst. On shooting in New Orleans:
The great thing that came out of that movie is that it birthed my love affair with New Orleans. We were shooting nights. So I just rode my bike around all night. I made some great friends there.