claudia-lilvampire:

BRYAN FULLER WILL BE PRODUCING THE VAMPIRE CHRONICLES TV SERIES!!!!!!! ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤

Christopher posted this on the Facebook page of the Vampire Chronicles:

“Christopher here, with an exciting announcement about our show. Sometime in the 1980’s, a young teenager from Washington State, who dreamed of working in Hollywood one day, decided it was his destiny to write a film adaptation of a novel called INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE. So that teenager did what any resourceful, gifted and determined young person would do in such an instance; he got a copy of the San Francisco phone book and checked to see if the novel’s author had a listed phone number.

It turns out she did. To his astonishment, the author, my mother Anne Rice, answered the phone herself when he called, and when this young man declared his intentions to adapt her book for the big screen, she gave him the number of the producer in Hollywood who owned the rights. Naturally, the producer’s response was something along the lines of, “You’re too young, kid. Go hone your talent. Maybe someday.”

Today I’m thrilled to inform you that the young man of which I speak is Bryan Fuller, who grew up to be one of television’s most innovative creative forces, responsible for such an amazing array of shows as HANNIBAL, DEAD LIKE ME and PUSHING DAISIES. Even better, the opportunity he asked for all those years ago has finally arrived.

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. For a year now, my mother and I have had the joy of working with creative partners at Paramount Television and Anonymous Content who share our vision for a prestigious, long-form, high quality and high production value television series focusing on the journey of the immortal Lestat as he travels the lengths of the vampire world detailed in The Vampire Chronicles. Almost instantly after we sold the rights last April, we knew we were working with some of the finest producers television had to offer. And those producers knew that Bryan would be a perfect addition to our creative team.

For months now, we’ve been developing written material that focuses Lestat’s story for television while also delivering on the promises Mom made to her fans last year when she first announced her intentions for the show. We’re confident this material will garner more exciting announcements in the months ahead. But for now, please help us welcome this brilliant and wildly talented force to Team Vampire Chronicles.

If you’d like to hear Bryan tell the story of his fateful, teenage phone call to his favorite author, I’ve included a clip from his interview with The Dinner Party Show in the comments below. Bryan and I will be together tonight, along with our friend and fellow writer, Eric Shaw Quinn, at the Hollywood premiere of THE ALIENIST, another eagerly anticipated adaptation of a popular novel, and a show that we’re sure will demonstrate to all why Paramount and Anonymous are the perfect home for Lestat and all of his fledglings, fellow vampires and rivals.”

Sometime in the 1980’s, a young teenager from Washington State, who dreamed of working in Hollywood one day, decided it was his destiny to write a film adaptation of a novel called INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE.

… To his astonishment, the author, my mother Anne Rice, answered the phone herself when he called, and when this young man declared his intentions to adapt her book for the big screen,

she gave him the number of the producer in Hollywood who owned the rights. Naturally, the producer’s response was something along the lines of, “You’re too young, kid. Go hone your talent. Maybe someday.” Today I’m thrilled to inform you that… the opportunity he asked for all those years ago has finally arrived.

DREAMS DO COME TRUE!!1

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msaliviamarie:

thegrayship:

ekjohnston:

becks-tea:

didyouknowmagic:

The slow surrender of his hand is everything. 

This video gave me life

Here are fifteen of my favourite seconds from the internet.

tiny padme: *reaches for darth fucking vader’s hand and kisses it like nothing’s unusual*

vader: *looks into the camera like he’s in the office*

Her name is Lane! She’s a style ICON and I want to be her when I grow up. Here is her instagram

SQUEEE!!!! It’s happening… the series… IT’S HAPPENING!! Can’t contain my excitement…. WHOOOOOP!!!!!

It is !!~~~MAYBE~~~!! HAPPENING 

we’ve been in development hell before… and squeed before… and were left disappointed before… CRY, RINSE, REPEAT, MANY MANY TIMES but for some reason (?) I get the feeling that things really are happening and they’re in the hands of capable ppl so WE’LL SEE.

i-want-my-iwtv:

merciful-death:

ooc; So, I finally pre-ordered PL & The Realms of Atlantis, and I just noticed the description on Barnes & Noble’s website.

“When any of the 12,000-year-old self-cloning aliens called Replimoids take center stage, there are interesting sparks. They soon fade, though, as Lestat and his confidants (and the reader) wait for anything to happen. But when Kapetria, who speaks for the Replimoids, begins to give real information to Lestat and members of his court about Amel and the Replimoids’ origins, the book finally catches fire. Initially, the concept of adding aliens to vampires, spirits, and witches is an eye roller, but Rice exhibits tremendous skill in making the impossible seem not only possible but logical.”

I have literally been joking for two years that the next book would involve aliens vs. Lestat, because it feels like shit’s gotten that insane

w h at–

what the fuck

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But wait, there’s MORE! Spoilers ahead:

Kirkus Reviews 2016-10-19:

“Having perhaps bled all the possibilities out of earthly children of the night, Rice (Prince Lestat, 2014, etc.) takes a bite out of two big bodies of myth.Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. Pity poor Prince Lestat; he was once able to roam the world without a care, nipping and frolicking, but now he has administrative duties and, with them, fresh enemies seeking a shot at power. One constant source of irritation is the stately Rhoshamandes who has suddenly come into an all-day sucker of a captive whose ever flowing juice has “nutrients that human blood does not have.” A fine thing for a vampire’s inventory, to be sure, but a portal as well into a world whose technology, as so often happens, has outpaced its morals. Down in that watery realm, the denizens scorn the place where “a dreadful thing had happened in that mammals had gained self-awareness and intelligence and now ruled the planet.” The better to provide vampire chow, one might say. But the Atalantayans have their hungers, too, and the hungriest of them seems to have latched on to poor Lestat. Inner voice, nothing: Amel is much more than a haunting spirit, “as different from ghosts,” another superevolved being tells us, “as angels are from humans.” Who will prevail? Well, if Amel sometimes conjures Charlie Manson, Lestat sounds like Twiggy once the fussing and feuding between immortal domains is settled: “This is our universe,” he says, “We too are made of stardust as are all things on this planet; we too belong.” Yeah, well. Fans of Rice’s vampire fiction will feast on whatever they can of hers, but Ignatius Donnelly/Edgar Cayce aficionados may twitch at all the “kindred in the Blood” stuff uneasily mixed in with the old lost continent mythos. Rice’s latest excursion into otherly realms may leave some readers feeling overstuffed—but others, to be sure, will be hungry for more.”

THE BEATINGS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL MORALE IMPROVES.

Do you know if that behind the scenes photo (with the make-up team) was from the cut scene of Louis meeting Lestat in Paris? Because if it is I am even angrier that it was cut because that costume and make-up looks fabulous.

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Sadly yes, I’m pretty sure that these are the only pics we have of that scene ;A;

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^Not sure why he only has one lens in, maybe those light ones made it hard to see? IDK WE MAY NEVER KNOW *cries* But in the novels, it was Armand’s idea to dress Lestat up for this trial, being overly glamorous emphasizes the sharp contrast between the clothes and his physical grossness, since Lestat was always so vain about his appearance ;A;

From the script:

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firelight-fading:

@i-want-my-iwtv Thought you and the rest of the fandom might want to see this, about 4/5 down from the new interview!
Director Josh Boone basically just confirmed himself (instead of the other source I had earlier) that the new film WILL be an adaption of The Vampire Lestat, but will have tiny bits of influence from other books (I’m assuming he means IWTV and QTD). He also said he’s aiming for a trilogy AND a spin-off tv series! Super exciting!

THANK U @firelight-fading A+ REPORTING!

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Your synopsis was gr9, but I must have it from his own words (my highlights):

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I trust this man. Why? It appear that he’s not rushing into it to make the $$$, he’s doing it bc he respects and has affection for the source material, dating back from his youth. “These were hugely inspiring books when I was young. They really helped shape me the same way [Stephen King]’s books did.”

He is totally in the VC fandom, an honorary member. He just may not know it yet ;]

LOOKIT THE WAY HE TAGGED UP THE STAND TO PREP IT FOR ADAPTATION THAT IS SOME SERIOUS FAN LOVIN’ [X]

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^He’s gonna take care of us similarly ❤ 

Reasons (in no particular order) why I trust Josh Boone w/ this adaptation, from his IG account:

Hit the jump.


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^Mentions the VC in his IG caption. It would appear that he’s honored to be part of it! Also he shares his icon pic w/ Stephen King, and really, Stephen King is also one of my faves for his amazing storytelling abilities, I mean, I just don’t even have words for what he does, but he seems to come from a similar place that AR did, they were both steeped in the horror media of their youth and he alchemizes through his own unique filter and GOLD COMES OUT. A different flavor of gold than AR’s, for sure, but they are comparable. 

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^He collects the old industry magazines, old publicity from the time period. He keeps himself updated on horror movie FX and topics so he’s not just gonna give us some shitty 90′s eye makeup, slap on a pair of fangs and a wierd accent and expect us to swoon. LIKE SOME MOVIES HAVE DONE.

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 ^Like seriously he takes care of his books, and he has the nice hardcover editions. 

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Daddy/daughter sci fi movie night too cute. TOO CUTE. E.T. is worth 50+ viewings, absolutely.

Gonna restrain myself from suggesting he cast his adorable daughter as Claudia. But if he wanted to do it, I would certainly not stand in his way.

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^Also I think that’s a

Jeffrey Alan Love illustration. Gruesome. I love it.

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^BROKEBACK. HE IS NOT SCARED OF M/M. Give it to us, Mr. Boone. We can handle it. We’ve been writing fanfic of it for 30+ yrs. 

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^His list of fave movies includes alot of great ones. Also pleased w/ his director crushes.

Did you really make it through this whole post?? NICE.

devilsfool:

merciful-death:

devilsfool:

merciful-death:

Harriet hunts mice for entertainment.

She is a cat. She hunts them to try to feed you. She’s convinced that you are a terrible hunter. 

She’s a cat.

She hunts mice because she is a cat.

You know why, psychologically, cats bring you dead animals, right?

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so I was just crawling around on AR’s FB page bc why not and 

^LOOK WHAT I FOUND.^

FRICKIN’ ANSON MOUNT WAS FLATTERED TO BE BASICALLY CALLED FRONTIER!LESTAT AND IF THAT ISN’T KIND OF ADORABLE TO YOU THEN WELL THAT IS YOUR LOSS BC IT IS.

Fanart request: Frontier!Lestat