Interview with the Vampire is one of the most popular films of the 90s. The film starring Brad Pritt and Tom Cruise marked a before and after in fantasy cinema.
This important legacy has been maintained to this day, and the film is still considered one of the best vampire tapes. So much so, that more than 20 years after its premiere, new projects continue to appear.
This is because the AMC chain announced that it is developing a series based on the book series The Vampire Chronicles from Anne Rice Orden.
The television production company bought the rights to more than 18 books that will be reflected in this new television project that will feature eight episodes. The show will show different elements of the world that the film released in 1997 showed.
The project will be in charge Rolin Jones, who will serve as writer, executive producer and showrunner for the series Interview with the Vampire. What’s more, Christopher Rice and the writer Anna Rice herself They will also serve as executive producers.
“The challenge of adapting Anne Rice’s innovative and immensely compelling work for television is both daunting and exhilarating”said AMC producer Mark Johnson.
Alan Taylor, the man behind the camera
Along with this information, it was also confirmed that the mythical director Alan Taylor will be in charge of bringing this fantasy world to the screen.
Variety exclusively revealed that Taylor will direct the first two episodes of the series Interview with the Vampire. Additionally, he will serve as an executive producer on season 1.
It should be noted that this is not the first time that the director collaborates on company projects. Since only a couple of years ago he directed some of the most remembered chapters of great series such as Mad Men.
“Alan Taylor is a legendary director and someone with whom we have a true history, dating back to Mad Men. We are very excited to be where we are in this series, and there is much more to come. “ noted Dan McDermott of AMC Studios.