Flashback Friday: Gerard Butler as Dracula 2000! (VIDEO)

Vintage Taylor Lautner
Take a look at Lautner back in the day as a mouseketeer.
Even before Gerard Butler gave the whole word an inferiority complex with his perfectly sculpted six-pack in 300, he was still making movies with a dark edge.

Cut to: A dark, dramatic night in New Orleans as the ultimate bloodsucker seeks revenge on his nemesis in Dracula 2000!

In this vintage video, the action hero shows he can play a pretty convincing, yet sexy, bad guy.

Celebuzz uncovered Gerard’s audition reel  — thanks YouTube! — that landed him the role. Just press play for your weekly celebrity flashback!

The actor is currently working on a new movie (and showing off his hot body) in California.