AMC’s “Interview with the Vampire” brings the classic Anne Rice novel to the small screen this coming Halloween season, the series set to premiere on AMC on October 2, 2022.
The first two episodes will be available on AMC+ that same night.
The series is said to be an “modern, unforgettable retelling of Anne Rice’s best-selling novel,” and you can sink your teeth into a brand new trailer from AMC down below.
Rolin Jones (“Friday Night Lights”) is creating, showrunning, and writing the series.
The series is an adaptation of Anne Rice’s iconic gothic horror novel, initially released in 1976. In it, a two-century-year-old vampire, Louis de Pointe du Lac tells his life story and twisted vampire family saga to a reporter. It was the first in a series of novels from Rice.
“A sensuous, contemporary reinvention of Anne Rice’s revolutionary gothic novel, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire follows Louis de Pointe du Lac (Jacob Anderson), Lestat de Lioncourt (Sam Reid) and Claudia’s (Bailey Bass) epic story of love, blood, and the perils of immortality, as told to journalist Daniel Molloy (Eric Bogosian). Chafing at the limitations of life as a Black man in 1900s New Orleans, Louis finds it impossible to resist the rakish Lestat de Lioncourt’s offer of the ultimate escape: joining him as his vampire companion.
“But Louis’s intoxicating new powers come with a violent price, and the introduction of Lestat’s newest fledgling, the child vampire Claudia, soon sets them on a decades-long path of revenge and atonement.”
Alan Taylor is directing the first two of seven total first season episodes.
The Anne Rice catalog that AMC Networks has acquired features The Vampire Chronicles series: Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned, The Tale of the Body Thief, Memnoch The Devil, The Vampire Armand, Pandora, Vittorio the Vampire, Blood, and Gold, Prince Lestat, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, and Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat; The Lives of The Mayfair Witches series: The Witching Hour, Lasher, Taltos; and The Vampire Chronicles/The Lives Of The Mayfair Witches crossover novels: Merrick, Blackwood Farm, and Blood Canticle.