Sam Reid to star in AMC’s ‘Interview with the Vampire’ series
Belle and The Astronaut Wives Membership actor Sam Reid has signed on to play the lead Lestat in AMC’s deliberate horror drama, Interview with the Vampire.
The character was beforehand performed by Tom Cruise within the 1994 film, Interview with the Vampire, and by Stuart Townsend within the 2002 prequel, Queen of the Damned.
“Evil is a viewpoint. We’re immortal. Introducing Sam Reid as Lestat de Lioncourt in Interview with the Vampire, based mostly on Anne Rice‘s best-selling novel. Coming 2022 to AMC+,” AMC mentioned in Fb on Friday.
The community introduced in June that it acquired the rights to 18 of Rice’s books, with the intention of turning them right into a series.
Rice and her son Christopher Rice are government producers on the undertaking.