Network AMC said, “The witch, please“To a series of adaptations of the “Lives of the Mayfair Witches” book trilogy by Anne Rice.
Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches, as it will be titled, will launch in late 2022 on AMC+ and AMC, following the previous announcement Anne Rice’s Interview with Vampires series finished her own freshman run.
AMC Networks last year purchased the rights to a large collection of Rice’s works, including 18 titles including “The Chronicles of Vampires” and the “Lives of the Mayfair Witches” series (detailed). details below). Rice and her son Christopher Rice will serve as executive producers on all projects.
Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches‘The eight-episode freshman run will focus on an intuitive young neurosurgeon who discovers that she’s not the heir to a wizarding family. As she grapples with her new-found powers, she must face a sinister presence that has haunted her family for generations.
Master of sexEsta Spalding’s and Michelle Ashford are executive producers and writers on the series, with Spalding serving as host.
Mayfair Witch joins what has been called “the biggest year for native programming in the history of the AMC Network,” with Zombie, Killing New Year’s Eve, Better to call Saul, Kevin Can F**k Himself and Discovery of witches all in the service of their parting season, and Gangs in London return. New launches, meanwhile, include Road 61, Dark winds, Moonhaven and Tales of the Walking Dead collection.
In a statement, Mayfair Witch EPs Spalding and Ashford said, “The wizarding world has fascinated and feared for centuries, but Anne Rice’s distinctive lens on witchcraft has discovered something entirely new – powerful women. , often brutal and committed to overthrowing our current power structures. We are delighted to be bringing this mysterious and provocative world to life with our partners AMC and Gran Via Productions. ”
All told, the Anne Rice catalog acquired by AMC last year includes The Vampire Chronicles’ Interview with a Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned, The Tale of the Body Thief, Memnoch The Devil, The Vampire Armand, Pandora, Vittorio the Vampire, Blood and Gold, Prince Lestat, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis and Blood Procession: The Story of Prince Lestat; The Lives of the Mayfair Witches’ The Witching Hour, Lasher and Taltosand the crossover novel of The Chronicles of Vampires / Mayfair Witches Merrick, Blackwood Farm and Blood Canticle.
https://tvline.com/2021/12/01/anne-rices-mayfair-witches-series-amc/ ‘Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches’ Series Ordered at AMC, Premieres in 2022