The adaptation will follow Interview with the Vampire later this year.
Waiting to know the debut date, Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witchesthe new series of AMC based on the popular Mayfair witches cycle of the recently deceased Anne Riceis shown in the first official photos together with its protagonists: Alexandra Daddario, Jack Huston, Tongayi Chirisa And Harry Hamlin.
The plot of Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches
For AMC, second adaptation of Rise’s works after the series based on the equally successful cycle Vampire Chronicles (Interview with the Vampireairing from 2 October), Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches follows Dr. Rowan (Daddario), a young and intuitive neurosurgeon who discovers she is the unlikely descendant of a family of witches. As she grapples with her new powers, Rowan must contend with a sinister presence that has haunted her family for generations.
In the series, Huston plays the role of Lasher, a powerful shape-shifting entity who has been linked to the Mayfair witches for hundreds of years; Chirisa by Ciprien Grieve; and Hamlin of Cortland, the patriarch of the family, greedy for money and power. The rest of the cast includes Annabeth Gish (Midnight Mass), Beth Grant (Dollface) And Jen Richards (Better Things).