Let’s admit it – The Vampire Chronicles and its stars, Louis and Lestat, were low-key homoerotic. And after we’ve seen how Hannibal Lecter and Will Graham behave in NBC’s Hannibal, we’re sure the latest rendition of The Vampire Chronicles will feed our Louis/Lestat needs as it is announced that writer Bryan Fuller (Hannibal, Star Trek, American Gods) is working with Anne Rice (and her son, Chris) on a TV adaptation of the book series.
— Bryan Fuller (@BryanFuller) January 11, 2018
But it’s not just the Louis/Lestat relationship we’re excited for – it’s Bryan Fuller’s talent and style we’re losing it over. The show was already much-anticipated, but bringing on Fuller (with the potential of him show-running) has given vamp-fans a new lease of excitement.
Amy Powell from Paramount had the following to say:
“We bought 11 novels as part of the Vampire Chronicles initiative. Bryan Fuller is working with Anne Rice and [her son] Chris, who are writing the pilot. We are hoping he chooses to stay on and potentially show-run.”
If you haven’t read the Rice classic, or at least seen the Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt film, you need to. If we’re talking books, we’re talking GOOD books. Beautifully written (in terms of language, sentence structure and all that fun stuff) with an engaging story, it certainly is a vampire classic. The film, which centres around the events of the first book, is also highly revered. Stylistically, the film is very eye-catching and the story, of course, is amazing.
Now, we’re just dying to see Fuller stay on full-time! Let’s trend it – #FangsOutForFuller!