The AMC TV adaptation of Anne Rice Interview with the vampire found his Claudia. Variety reports that Bailey Bass was cast for the role, completing the story’s three main characters. Jacob Anderson and Sam Reid were previously announced as Louis and Lestat respectively. Bass will be the second actor to play Claudia in live-action with Kirsten Dunst playing her in the 1994 film Interview With the Vampire. Bass appeared as a guest star on NBC Law and Order: SVU and will play Tsireya in the next one Avatar sequelae.
Interview with the vampire was previously adapted into a 1994 film starring Tom Cruise as Lestat and Brad Pitt as Louis. The global series Interview with the vampire is part of, The Vampire Chronicles, are considered by many to be seminal pieces of vampire fiction. AMC’s television adaptation, which has received an order for eight episodes and is slated to debut in 2022, is also just a project based on Rice’s development work for the network. The network is also working on The Chronicles of the Vampires as good as The life of the witches of Mayfair TV shows.
“It’s a day we’ve been looking forward to since we acquired this legendary collection from Anne Rice just over a year ago,” said Dan McDermott, president of original programming at AMC Networks and AMC Studios, earlier this year. “This story already has millions of fans in the US and around the world, we can’t wait to share this new take on the classic brought to life by Rolin and [producer] Mark [Johnson], as we continue to work on the development of the entire collection. With The walking dead, this Anne Rice collection and our controlling stake in Agatha Christie Limited through our own Acorn TV, we are proud to have the management of three unique, avant-garde and beloved franchises and universes that we are just beginning to explore. We’re also thrilled to have Mark, a world-class producer with whom we’ve worked on iconic series like breaking Bad, Rectify, Stop and catch fire, and You better call Saul on board at the helm of our efforts to develop an entire Anne Rice universe, with significant aspirations for these beloved stories and characters. ”
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