The acquisition encompasses all 18 titles in Rice’s long-running Vampire Chronicles and Mayfair Witches series of books. “Interview,” published in 1976, will be the first tome to be turned into a proper show. The first season will be comprised of 8-episodes to air on both AMC network and their exclusive AMC+ service next year.
Mark Johnson is leading development on the new show as well as executive producing. Rolin Jones, will serve as creator, showrunner and executive producer of “Interview.” Anne and Christopher Rice are non-writing executive producers.
The novel, following a newly-made vampire and his interactions with others of his ilk, particularly the duplicitous vampire Lestat, was adapted to film in 1994 with Brad Pitt,