Out Producer Bryan Fuller Developing Anne Rice’s “Vampire Chronicles” For TV | Musings Of A Mild Mannered Man

Out Producer Bryan Fuller Developing Anne Rice’s “Vampire Chronicles” For TV

by 6h ago Bryan Fuller is taking another juicy bite out of television. The out writer and super-producer, who exited as showrunner of Starz’s American Gods in November, has officially joined the team adapting Anne Rice’s best-selling vampire novels into a TV series. Rice’s son, gay author Christopher Rice, shared the news earlier this week in a Facebook post. “It’s our great pleasure to officially announce that Bryan has become a member of the creative family working to bring the story of the vampire Lestat to television,” he wrote, sharing a funny anecdote about Fuller’s longtime obsession with his mother’s work. At the age of 13, Fuller personally called the famous fantasy author to express his interest in writing a film adaptation of Interview With the Vampire, her 1976 debut novel and first in the Vampire Chronicles book series. Fuller is being eyed as a potential showrunner for the TV series, which is currently underway with Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. Rice first revealed in November 2016 that she had re-obtained the theatrical rights to her Vampire Chronicles series and was prepping a TV pilot based on the iconic books with her son. “It is, more than ever, abundantly clear that television is where


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