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Dee Johnson is Showrunning 'The Vampire Chronicles' at Hulu

Sounds like Hulu's The Vampire Chronicles has brought on their new showrunner after the departure of Bryan Fuller.  According to author Christopher Rice, son of author Anne Rice and co-writer of the pilot, Dee Johnson will be calling the shots for the bloodsuckin' series. In a post on his Facebook page, Christopher Rice introduced Johnson to his fans: Christopher here, with an […]

Another Vampire Lestat Book Coming from Anne Rice this October

What would the month of October be without Vampires and creatures of the night? One author synonymous with the word, the grande dame of the dark Anne Rice, is bringing one of her most well-known vampire characters back in pages this Halloween season. The Vampire Lestat, who first appeared in Rice's ever-popular novel Interview with the […]

Hulu Sinks Fangs into Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles' TV Series

At long last, we know where The Vampire Chronicles will be spending its [after]life. Hulu announced today that they will be sinking their fangs into the television series based on the works by Anne Rice.  Also, the confirmation that the series will be about the chronicles, and not just the Brat Prince Lestat. Long rumored to be […]

Anne Rice's Thoughts About That Mysterious Egyptian Sarcophagus

Because sometimes truth is stranger than fiction- a mysterious black sarcophagus has been unearthed in Egypt, and no one knows who's it is.  Okay, well, maybe Anne Rice does. Back on July 1st, the General Secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Dr. Mostafa Waziri announced that a spectacular find had been uncovered in Alexandria. A […]

Christopher Rice Posts Update On That Vampire Lestat TV Series

Christopher Rice is working with his mom on the long-rumored and long in development tv series about the brat Prince of Vampires, Lestat deLioncourt.

 Anne Rice, author and creator of the Vampire Chronicles, has long lamented the lack of additional film/tv about her main fanged character Lestat, and has revisited her creations in written form […]

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Bryan Fuller Exits Apple's 'Amazing Stories' Reboot

It sure seems hard to keep Bryan Fuller attached to helm a TV show recently. Through no (apparent) fault of his own, the creator has now exited three series due to conflicts with the parent companies. Fuller was originally signed on as the showrunner for CBS ALL ACCESS series Star Trek: Discovery, but left the project… somewhat […]

Margaret Atwood's 'MaddAddam' Trilogy Being Adapted to Series

Looks like 2018 is starting off to be as good a year as 2017 was for Margaret Atwood, with the author's "MaddAddam" novel trilogy set to be adapted to series by Paramount Television and Anonymous Content after a bidding war for the rights. The series will be executive produced by Anonymous Content's David Kanter and Bard […]


The Weekly Static s01e22: Sabrina, Constantine, Vampires, and More!

Give me some rope I'm coming loose, I'm hanging on you. Give me some rope I'm coming loose, I'm pulling for you now. Give me some rope, I'm…The Weekly Static!* (read in a summer movie trailer voice) In a world corrupted by darkness…one man will show them the light. Coming Summer 2018, it's… The Weekly Static […]

Bryan Fuller Officially Joins 'The Vampire Chronicles' Creative Team

Following up on Bleeding Cool's earlier reporting, author Anne Rice's son, novelist/columnist Christopher Rice, has confirmed that American Gods writer/producer Bryan Fuller is officially part of the creative team behind the series adaptation of The Vampire Chronicles. The author originally announced in 2016 that she had reclaimed the rights to her novels, writing on her Facebook […]

Did Bryan Fuller Exit American Gods for Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles?

Fans of Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles were excited when the author announced in 2016 that she had reclaimed the rights to her novels, writing on her Facebook page at the time, "A television series of the highest quality is now my dream for Lestat, Louis, Armand, Marius, and the entire tribe." With Rice's son, novelist and columnist Christopher Rice, […]

'Vampire Chronicles': Anne Rice Needs A Lestat…And You Can Help!

Fans of Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles were excited when the author announced last year that she had reclaimed the rights to her novels, writing on her Facebook page at the time, "A television series of the highest quality is now my dream for Lestat, Louis, Armand, Marius and the entire tribe." Excitement continued to grow […]

Goths Everywhere Rejoice; 'The Vampire Chronicles' Is Coming To TV

In news that is going to make some high school goths very happy The Tracking Board has announced that Paramount TV and Anonymous Content have gained the rights to make a TV series based on Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles. The eleven book series is on the syllabus of "books you need to read when […]

Anne Rice Gets Her Vampires Back

Over two years ago I wrote a story about Anne Rice working a deal with Brian Glazer and Universal for the rights to do a Vampire Chronicles television series. Yesterday she posted the following on Facebook: The short version is that she will be working with her song Christopher Rice on a pilot script for […]

Universal Inks Deal With Anne Rice For The Vampire Chronicles

Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Brian Grazer have acquired the rights to Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles according to deadline. The deal includes the entire library of vampire novels from the author. Centered around former French nobleman and vampire Lestat de Lioncourt, the characters were featured previously in Interview with the Vampire and Queen of […]

Kickstarter Comics – A New Source Of IP?

Remember the good old days? When Hollywood A&R Men would swarm the small press tables at San Diego Comic Con, looking for properties they could get an option on before anyone else? Dropping a thousand here, a thousand there, it was small change for Hollywood and maybe, just maybe, they could find the next Spider-Man. […]

Swipe File: Wolverine And The Wolf Gift

Anne Rice Vs Joe Quesada. Who'll win? In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox. We trust you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself.  If you are unable to do so, please return […]

San Diego Debut: Anne Rice's Servant of the Bones #1

Debuting at San Diego Comic Con… Title: Anne Rice's Servant of the Bones #1 Creators: Anne Rice & Mariah Huehner, Renae DeLiz & Ray Dillon Publisher: IDW Available: Booth #2643 High concept: An adaptation of Anne Rice's novel that takes us back to the time of ancient Babylon with this six-part tale of murder, demonic […]

From Zomnibus To Archie – An IDW September Cover Gallery –

We already know about the intriguing Star Trek #1, but September also brings True Blood, Turtles, new Ghostbusters, The Cape, a Locke & Key guide to the Keys, GI Joe stuff, Doctor Who stuff, Jurassic Park stuff, Transformers stuff, Godzilla, Dukem Nukem, Crysis, DC Dungeons & Dragons, Anne Rice, Wormwood, Metal Gear Sold, Crawl To […]