You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Vampire Chronicles’ Series in Development at Hulu

The planned series based on Anne Rice’s “The Vampire Chronicles” has been put into development at HuluVariety has confirmed.

The Vampire Chronicles” series follows vampire Lestat de Lioncourt who serves as hero, antihero, and narrator. Paramount Television and Anonymous Content will produce. The two companies acquired the rights to the books back in April 2017.

Bryan Fuller was previously attached to the project, but exited earlier this year. Rice will executive produce along with her son Christopher Rice, a best-selling writer in his own right, with Christopher having written the original script for the project. David Kanter and Steve Golin will also executive produce via Anonymous Content. The project is currently seeking a showrunner.

Books from the series have served as the basis for feature films in the past, like 1994’s “Interview With the Vampire” with Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt, and 2002’s “Queen of the Damned” with Aaliyah and Stuart Townsend.

This is not the first Paramount TV project to get set up at Hulu. The streamer previously ordered a limited series based on Joseph Heller’s classic novel “Catch-22,” with George Clooney attached to executive produce, direct, and act in the project.

The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news of “The Vampire Chronicles” going to Hulu.

More TV

  • 'Luke Cage' Canceled by Netflix

    'Luke Cage' Canceled by Netflix

    The planned series based on Anne Rice’s “The Vampire Chronicles” has been put into development at Hulu, Variety has confirmed. “The Vampire Chronicles” series follows vampire Lestat de Lioncourt who serves as hero, antihero, and narrator. Paramount Television and Anonymous Content will produce. The two companies acquired the rights to the books back in April 2017. […]

  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

    DGA Accused of Bias Against Female Directing Teams by 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Director

    The planned series based on Anne Rice’s “The Vampire Chronicles” has been put into development at Hulu, Variety has confirmed. “The Vampire Chronicles” series follows vampire Lestat de Lioncourt who serves as hero, antihero, and narrator. Paramount Television and Anonymous Content will produce. The two companies acquired the rights to the books back in April 2017. […]

  • Charlie Collier Gary Newman

    Charlie Collier Named Fox Entertainment CEO; Gary Newman Exits

    The planned series based on Anne Rice’s “The Vampire Chronicles” has been put into development at Hulu, Variety has confirmed. “The Vampire Chronicles” series follows vampire Lestat de Lioncourt who serves as hero, antihero, and narrator. Paramount Television and Anonymous Content will produce. The two companies acquired the rights to the books back in April 2017. […]

  • TV News Roundup: Showtime Drops Official

    TV News Roundup: Showtime Drops Official Trailer for 'Black Monday'

    The planned series based on Anne Rice’s “The Vampire Chronicles” has been put into development at Hulu, Variety has confirmed. “The Vampire Chronicles” series follows vampire Lestat de Lioncourt who serves as hero, antihero, and narrator. Paramount Television and Anonymous Content will produce. The two companies acquired the rights to the books back in April 2017. […]

  • God Friended Me Magnum The Neighborhood

    'God Friended Me,' 'The Neighborhood,' 'Magnum P.I.' Land Full-Season Orders From CBS

    The planned series based on Anne Rice’s “The Vampire Chronicles” has been put into development at Hulu, Variety has confirmed. “The Vampire Chronicles” series follows vampire Lestat de Lioncourt who serves as hero, antihero, and narrator. Paramount Television and Anonymous Content will produce. The two companies acquired the rights to the books back in April 2017. […]

  • 'The Talk' Co-Host Eve Says Julie

    'The Talk' Co-Host Eve Says Julie Chen's Exit Was 'Extremely Hard'

    The planned series based on Anne Rice’s “The Vampire Chronicles” has been put into development at Hulu, Variety has confirmed. “The Vampire Chronicles” series follows vampire Lestat de Lioncourt who serves as hero, antihero, and narrator. Paramount Television and Anonymous Content will produce. The two companies acquired the rights to the books back in April 2017. […]

  • Janet JacksonBillboard Music Awards, Show, Las

    NBC Announces Date for 2019 Billboard Music Awards

    The planned series based on Anne Rice’s “The Vampire Chronicles” has been put into development at Hulu, Variety has confirmed. “The Vampire Chronicles” series follows vampire Lestat de Lioncourt who serves as hero, antihero, and narrator. Paramount Television and Anonymous Content will produce. The two companies acquired the rights to the books back in April 2017. […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content