Reznor, who last week won an Oscar for Best Score for "The Social Network," will play the vampire who kills the mother of our 16th president in "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," according to EW, confirming earlier reports from Badass Digest. Reznor he will also score the film.
The last time Reznor appeared in a movie, it was as a member of a the fictional band The Problems in the Michel J. Fox film "Light of Day." You can spot him on stage playing keyboards in the clip below.
He joins a cast that already includes Benjamin Wlaker as Lincoln, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Mary Todd, Dominic Cooper as Abe's mentor, Henry Sturgess and Anthony Mackie as a character called Will.
Director Timur Bekmambetov plans to start shooting this summer with an eye toward a 2012 release.