Interview With The Vampire Starts Filming In December In New Orleans
The walking dead ends, but AMC isn’t about to give up dominating the spooky genre space; it’s just going from zombies to vampires. The network acquired the rights to the vast network from Anne Rice Vampire chronicles series some time ago, and is planning several shows based on his work. The first is an adaptation of his most famous book, 1976’s Interview with the vampire, which has already been adapted as a 1994 hit film starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt as Lestat de Lioncourt and Louis de Pointe du Lac, two vampires who span the centuries.
This time around, Lestat and Louis will be played by Sam Reid and Jacob Anderson, who Game Of Thrones Gray Worm will be remembered by fans. And this is not the only one Game Of Thrones link. Alan Taylor, the director who chopped off Ned Stark’s head in the show’s first season, is executive producer on Interview with the vampire and the making of the first two episodes. He recently shared with Collider that the first season will have “seven or eight” episodes and that filming will begin in December in New Orleans, where much of the book takes place.
“I have a personal relationship with the book.” Taylor said. “I read Interview with the vampire, and I just loved it. It gave me this feeling, which I think is the main thing I took away from the book, that all the other stories you’ve heard about vampires are some kind of bullshit, and here’s the truth. It’s reality. That’s what it really would be.
Maintenance was a game-changer for vampires when it was released; we can trace the sexy and brooding vampires from series like The vampire diary and dusk back to Anne Rice’s leeches. Will the new show bring vampires back to the fore? “We have a big Lestat and a big Louis,” Taylor said, “and I’m going to try to bring some of the things that I liked about the novel into the series.”
One thing I wonder is if these seven or eight episodes will tell the whole story of Interview with the vampire or if AMC plans to expand the story over multiple seasons. They have yet to unveil their full plan, but all on time.
Alan Taylor remains hopeful of adapting Larry Niven’s Annular world series
Taylor also spoke a bit about Larry Niven’s long-running TV adaptation. Annular world novels, a science fiction series about an artificial world created by aliens. “I think I read it when I was 14 or something and I just thought it was the coolest thing in the world, and there are still some ideas that I think are the coolest ideas. coolest I’ve ever encountered in science fiction, ”Taylor mentioned. “The idea of a character like Teela Brown, who is basically the lucky seventh generation, is so much fun to play. So I was so excited about it. That and the Kzinti and the extended world of Puppeteers. There are so many things that I love.
[I]It’s a really tough adaptation, because what I love the most are these brilliant ideas that Niven has, but it’s hard to put it in terms of the character and the story arc playing for TV. . And so I think it was a difficult problem to solve. But I would like it to happen and I would like to participate if it ever goes ahead.
As exhilarating as the Annular world books can be, there’s never been a better time to adapt them than now, when networks and streaming services are willing to shell out big bucks to bring epic stories to life. If it can happen for Isaac Asimov Foundation, it can happen for anything:
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