A second season of “Interview with the Vampire” is on the way, and AMC teased the upcoming second season with a sneak peek clip unveiled today at SDCC.
The teaser below begins with Daniel Molloy (Eric Bogosian) asking vampire Louis de Pointe du Lac (Jacob Anderson) to resume where they left off, setting the stage for a second season centered around the Théâtre des Vampires and the vampire coven of Armand (Assad Zaman). The sneak peek also gives us a closer look at Delainey Hayles as Claudia, taking over for Bailey Bass after she exited last season.
Fans of Anne Rice’s novel will know not to expect smooth sailing for Louis and Claudia when they encounter the Théâtre des Vampires. That’s especially the case with Ben Daniels‘ Santiago, the leading vamp thespian of the Théâtre des Vampires who grows increasingly suspicious of the American vampires Louis and Claudia.
Don’t expect season two anytime soon, however; the teaser announces “Interview with the Vampire” won’t arrive until sometime in 2024.
The series, which debuted last year, is a “modern, unforgettable retelling of Anne Rice’s best-selling novel.” Rolin Jones (“Friday Night Lights”) serves as the showrunner.
The series is an adaptation of Anne Rice’s iconic gothic horror novel, initially released in 1976. In it, a two-century-year-old vampire, Louis de Pointe du Lac tells his life story and twisted vampire family saga to a reporter. It was the first in a series of novels from Rice.
“A sensuous, contemporary reinvention of Anne Rice’s revolutionary gothic novel, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire follows Louis de Pointe du Lac (Jacob Anderson), Lestat de Lioncourt (Sam Reid) and Claudia’s (Bailey Bass) epic story of love, blood, and the perils of immortality, as told to journalist Daniel Molloy (Eric Bogosian). Chafing at the limitations of life as a Black man in 1900s New Orleans, Louis finds it impossible to resist the rakish Lestat de Lioncourt’s offer of the ultimate escape: joining him as his vampire companion.
“But Louis’s intoxicating new powers come with a violent price, and the introduction of Lestat’s newest fledgling, the child vampire Claudia, soon sets them on a decades-long path of revenge and atonement.”
Anne Rice’s Immortal Universe only continues to grow, with new seasons of “Interview with the Vampire”, “Mayfair Witches”, and a spinoff centered around the Talamasca in the works.