Anne Rice’s THE TALAMASCA Series Gets the Green Light at AMC — GeekTyrant

AMC has greenlit Anne Rice‘s The Talamasca (working title), the third series in its Anne Rice Immortal Universe. Set to premiere in 2025, the series follows a secretive society called the Talamasca that’s responsible for tracking and containing witches, vampires, werewolves and other creatures.

Members of the Talamasca have already been introduced in Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire and Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches.

John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side) and Mark Lafferty (The Right Stuff, Halt and Catch Fire) serve as co-showrunners and executive producers of The Talamasca, with Hancock directing. The series was first announced to be in development in January of 2023.

Dan McDermott, president of entertainment and AMC Studios for AMC Networks, said of the project:

“This is a story we’ve been developing and wanting to tell from the earliest moments of this franchise, focused on a fascinating and compelling secret society that has already appeared in both of our existing Anne Rice series, the Talamasca.

“As with all of these shows, we are thrilled to have such a high level of talent involved, represented here by John Lee Hancock and Mark Lafferty, and of course working closely with producer Mark Johnson as the creative head of our Anne Rice Immortal Universe.”

Hancock added:

“This all started for me with a call from Mark Johnson, who asked if I’d ever heard of the Talamasca. I was intrigued by the idea of an organization that, to me, had more than a passing resemblance to the CIA or MI6, which are necessary but not always necessarily transparent.

“An organization with its own secrets. Thankfully, Dan McDermott liked the take and so did Mark Lafferty, who is so talented and accomplished in the world of television. Many thanks to everyone from Gran Via to Mark Lafferty, to our talented writers and everyone at AMC, who have been supporters, advocates and cheerleaders from day one.

“I couldn’t be more thrilled to be involved and look forward to presenting a third series in the Anne Rice Immortal Universe.”

Are you looking forward to this next Anne Rice universe project?

via: Variety

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