A AMC released the first official images of the series’Interview with the Vampire‘ (Interview with the Vampire), a new adaptation of the classic literary saga by Anne Rice.
The cast will feature Jacob Anderson (‘Game of Thrones’), who will play the vampire Louis de Pointe du Lac; Sam Reid (‘The Newsreader’), which will bring the vampire Lestat to life; Eric Bogosian (‘Billions’), which will play Daniel Molloy; Assad Zaman, who will give life to Rashid; and Bailey Bass (‘Avatar 2’), who will play Claudia, a young woman who is turned into a vampire by Louis and Lestat.
Watch the first footage from the production below:
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The plot of the first book revolves around the vampire Louis de Pointe du Lac as he relates the story of his life to a reporter, especially how he was turned into a vampire and then mentored by Lestat de Lioncourt.
Alan Taylor (‘Game of Thrones’) will direct the first two episodes.
Eight episodes have been ordered for the first season, which is slated to premiere in 2022.
Rolin Jones (‘Friday Night Lights’) will serve as showrunnerin addition to being responsible for the production script.