News
Top News

‘The Vampire Chronicles’ Not Moving Forward At Hulu

‘The Vampire Chronicles’ Not Moving Forward At Hulu

Hulu is not moving forward with a planned series based on Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles, Deadline has confirmed. We hear the rights did not expire on the project, but Hulu decided to pass.

Paramount TV and Anonymous optioned the popular 11-book series in 2017, with plans to bring it to the small screen. Anne Rice’s son Christopher Rice was to serve as executive producer alongside Rice and Anonymous Content’s David Kanter and Steve Golin. Bryan Fuller initially boarded the project as showrunner, but exited shortly thereafter. Hulu landed the project in July 2018.

The Vampire Chronicles began with 1976’s Interview with the Vampire, which introduced readers to Louis, a French colonial aristocrat in 18th century New Orleans who is turned into an undead bloodsucker by the charismatic and dangerous Lestat. The book’s sequel, 1985’s The Vampire Lestat, made the titular character the main protagonist, and subsequent books

See full article on Deadline