Less than a week after AMC Networks and showrunner Rolin Jones Perry Mason Weeds shared some preview images of their upcoming series adaptation of the late author Anne Rices Interview with the Vampire viewers are getting a teaser that offers a tour of just some of the sites theyll be visiting. Joining Sam Reids Lambs of God The Hunting Lestat and Jacob Andersons Game of Thrones Doctor Who Louis are Bailey Bass Avatar sequels as Claudia newcomer Kalyne Coleman as Grace Christian Robinson BMF Power Book III Raising Kanan as Levi Assad Zaman Hotel Portofino Small Axe as Rashid and Eric Bogosian Talk Radio as interviewer Daniel Molloy.
With showrunner Jones writing and executive producing the seven episode first season is expected to premiere sometime in 2022. Mark Johnson Breaking Bad Better Call Saul will also executive produce along with Christopher Rice with the late author also maintaining an executive producer title. AMCs deal includes 18 titles across the The Vampire Chronicles and The Lives of the Mayfair Witches book series including Interview with the Vampire Queen of the Damned The Vampire Lestat and The Witching Hour. Johnson will lead AMCs efforts to develop the full Rice collection for television and streaming. Emmy Award winning director Alan Taylor Mad Men Game of Thrones will direct the first two episodes and serve as executive producer. Now heres a look at the newest teaser with the series set to premiere this fall.
This is a day we have been looking forward to since we acquired this legendary Anne Rice collection a little more than a year ago. This story already has millions of fans in the U.S. and around the world we cant wait to share this new interpretation of the classic brought to life by Rolin and Mark as we continue to work on developing the entire collection said Dan McDermott president of original programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios when the news was first announced. With The Walking Dead this Anne Rice collection and our majority stake in Agatha Christie Limited through our own Acorn TV we are proud to have the stewardship of three unique fan forward and beloved franchises and universes which we are only just beginning to explore. We are also thrilled to have Mark a world class producer we have previously worked with on iconic series like Breaking Bad Rectify Halt and Catch Fire and Better Call Saul on board at the helm of our efforts to develop an entire Anne Rice universe with significant aspirations for these beloved stories and characters.