Prepare to sink your teeth.
In! News exclusive look at the trailer for Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampirepremiering October 2 on AMC, the classic story gets a sexy and stylish reimagining.
“I offer, for your journalistic pleasures, the story of my life”, Louis de Pointe du Lac (Jacob Anderson) says Daniel Molloy (Eric Bogosian) in the trailer.
Jacob takes over the role played by brad pitt in the 1994 film, based on Rice’s 1974 novel of the same name.
While the series obviously draws inspiration from the original story, it pushes the gothic horror tale in new directions.
“Irritated by the limitations of life as a black man in 1900s New Orleans,” the network teased, “Louis finds it impossible to resist the lewd Lestat de Lioncourt (sam reid) offers the ultimate escape: join him as a fellow vampire.”
Sam steps into the role played by Tom Cruise in the movie.
The trailer shows how Louis was captivated by the seductive and exciting presence of Lestat, whom Louis calls “my murderer, my mentor, my lover and my creator.”