star Daniel Radcliffe turned into a vampire to spoof the
movie series in a Halloween special episode of
In the spooky episode, part of animated TV show's annual Halloween
Treehouse of Horror
series, the 21-year-old actor plays a mysterious youngster called Edmund, a reference to Robert Pattinson's role Edward in
Edmund falls in love with Lisa but his vampire ways are said to be foiled when he takes a bite out of Simpsons patriarch Homer and becomes ill from the large amounts of cholesterol in his blood.
The episode is set to air in the US in the coming weeks as part of the Halloween holiday at the end of the month.