AMC has gone all in on Anne Rice. Since its 2020 acquisition of the writer’s iconic catalog – together with each “The Lives of the Mayfair Witches” collection and the extra well-known “The Vampire Chronicles” collection – the community has already renewed “Interview with the Vampire” for a second season on the heels of its acclaimed October 2 debut.
Subsequent as much as bat is “Mayfair Witches,” the primary season of which is able to presumably be tailored from Anne Rice’s “The Witching Hour.” Right here’s the present’s official synopsis:
“‘Mayfair Witches’ focuses on an intuitive younger neurosurgeon, Rowan, who discovers that she is the unlikely inheritor to a household of witches. As she grapples together with her newfound powers, she should cope with a sinister presence that has haunted her household for generations.”
The collection will star Alexandra Daddario as Rowan, with Jack Huston (“Manhunt,” “Kill Your Darlings”) and Tongayi Chirisa (“iZombie”) in supporting roles. Notable recurring gamers embrace the eternally suave Harry Hamlin (“Mad Males”) and the ever present Beth Grant (“Grace and Frankie”).
The showrunner is TV veteran Esta Spalding (“On Changing into a God in Central Florida”). Episodes have been written by Spalding and her “Masters of Intercourse” collaborator Michelle Ashford. Michael Uppendahl (“American Crime Story,” “Fargo”) directed the primary two episodes, and the collection is produced by Jeff Freilich, who has beforehand overseen elegant and understated cult favorites like “Lodge 49” and “Halt and Catch Fireplace.”
AMC additionally acquired three crossover novels that includes characters from each the “Mayfair Witches” collection and “The Vampire Chronicles.” If each the “Interview with a Vampire” and “Mayfair Witches” diversifications have endurance, an onscreen collision of the 2 reveals is an attractive chance.
“Mayfair Witches” is about to premiere in early 2023. Within the meantime, view the trailer beneath.