Anne Rice is famous the world over as the author of Interview With the Vampire and the other novels in her best-selling Vampire Chronicles series, the gothic, romantic vampire universe she’s been building out since the 1970s. Now, Paramount TV and Anonymous Content have optioned all 11 of them(!) to use as the basis…
When you think of vampires, chances are you think of Anne Rice’s Lestat—gothic, beautiful, tortured, romantic, everything that has practically defined the creatures in pop culture since Rice wrote Interview With the Vampire in 1976. But in her new book, the unusually titled Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis (…
True Queen of the Damned Anne Rice has announced she’s acquired the rights to produce her Vampire Chronicles novel series for the small screen, and she wants to make it a Game of Thrones-style epic...with more Lestat.
If you haven’t read Prince Lestat, Anne Rice’s most recent Vampire Chronicles book, a lot has changed for the tribe of the Undead. The vampires actually came together, entered the modern world, and formed a community with Lestat at its head. But with Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, Rice is going to change …
Apparently all news about the new Vampire Chronicles movie adaptations will now come to us via social media. Writer-director Josh Boone tweeted the below photo of Jared Leto with the caption “Lestat - there can be only one. #JaredLeto.”
Back in 2014, it was reported that a reboot of Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles was on the way to the big screen. We’ve heard nothing about it since ... until now.
No kidding. This month is just crushingly incredible, when it comes to new science fiction and fantasy books. Including a new William Gibson, Ann Leckie's Ancillary sequel, Gillian Anderson's science fiction novel, Ann Rice's new Lestat book, new Chuck Palahniuk, and so much more. Here are 27 must-read titles.
Last week, Universal broke the news that it had bought rights to the fourteen novels in Anne Rice's vampire series and was planning a movie franchise. Here are seven rules for what should happen next.
They may have all sorts of great set pieces and cutting-edge VFX — but the new Universal Anne Rice movies can't possibly have a scene as great as this one from Queen of the Damned. Aaliyah eats a guy's heart, lights everything on fire, and walks way in slow-mo.
Yikes, has it really been 20 years since Interview With The Vampire? By Hollywood standards, that makes Anne Rice's works way overdue for a reboot—which is exactly what is happening, only with producers we're not really sure we want meddling in this supernatural genre.
See what I did there? Anyways: Anne Rice announced on her son Christopher's internet variety hour/thing "The Dinner Party Show" that her popular Vampire Chronicles series was no longer finished, and that Lestat is going to return from his metaphorical grave.
This month, a major fantasy series comes to its long-awaited conclusion. Anne Rice turns her attention to werewolves. Dan Simmons and Dave Eggers meet the Abominable Snowman and Facebook, respectively. Here are all the science fiction and fantasy books you must check out in October!
The past few decades have seen a rise in the number and sheer sexiness of sexy monsters. There are a lot more male vampires and werewolves and other supernatural creatures, who are more willing to take their shirts off in the pursuit of their supernatural goals. We've had more raw sexuality in our supernatural…
We sat down with the lengendary Anne Rice to talk about the new graphic adaptation Interview With The Vampire: Claudia's Story, Lestat and Louis as same-sex parents, advice for aspiring writers, and how she feels about the vampire invasion.
We will never get tired of reading about baby vampires. And now the queen of all tiny fangers, Claudia, is getting her very own graphic novel, penned by her creator Anne Rice. The comic retells Interview With The Vampire from the perspective of Claudia, not Louis.
At first glance, Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan looks like a Twilight spoof, or rather a funny antidote to Twi-mania. There's the title, plus the whole concept: A teenage girl who tries to keep her best friend from dating the sexy but uptight vampire who comes to her high school.
Kim Newman is not just an acclaimed film critic and pop culture expert — he's also the author of a Dracula-themed alternate history book series, beginning with Anno Dracula. So he knows what he's talking about when he says that a lot of recent vampire stories, well, suck.