Continue reading to find out more about Interview With The Vampire Season 2.
Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire is an upcoming American Gothic horror vampire television series created by Rolin Jones and based on the 1976 novel of the same name by Anne Rice. Moreover, even before the premiere of the first season, the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 100% approval rating with an average rating of 7.9/10, based on 11 critical reviews.
Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 79 out of 100 based on 8 critics, indicating “generally favourable reviews.” As the first season is all set to premiere next month. The viewers started wondering whether or not the show would get an early renewal for a second season after so many well-received receptions by critics around the world.
It is no surprise that the network has decided to continue the series, and it appears that there is a perfect audience already ready to stream the show, and the wait for the viewers won’t go too long because we have some great news to share!
We’ve put together a quick rundown of everything you need to know about the release date, plot, and cast, so you can get a head start on the next installment and be prepared before the series airs. Here is everything we know about Interview With The Vampire Season 2.
Will there be another season of Interview With The Vampire?
Interview with the Vampire was renewed for a second season in September 2022, ahead of its premiere on AMC and AMC+ on October 2, 2022. The official Twitter handle of the show also confirmed the news by sharing a post among its followers, quoting, “Break out the Sazerac, #InterviewWithTheVampire has been renewed for a season two!” Take a look at the post below:
Break out the Sazerac, #InterviewWithTheVampire has been renewed for a season two! pic.twitter.com/0l9D9EbZ8I
— Interview with the Vampire (@Immortal_AMC) September 28, 2022
Interview With The Vampire Season 2 Release Date
The exact premiere date has yet to be acknowledged, as the renewal of the series was just announced a few hours ago, and the production is yet to begin. But it is reported that the new season is expected to be released in 2023 exclusively on AMC and AMC+, just like the first season.
The likely month that has been speculated on will be sometime around October 2023. On the other hand, this is just conjecture that the next season might follow the same pattern and be released in a similar time frame. All these details will be released by the network once the production of the series wraps up on a timely schedule.
Interview With The Vampire Season 2 Plot and Episodes
The contemporary adaptation of Rice’s gothic novel follows Louis de Pointe du Lac (Jacob Anderson), Lestat de Lioncourt (Sam Reid), and Claudia’s (Bailey Bass) story of love and immortality, as told to journalist Daniel Molloy (Eric Bogosian). The 8-episode second season will be set in Europe with Oscar and Emmy Award-winning producer Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul) and showrunner Rolin Jones (Perry Mason, Friday Night Lights) executive producing.
According to Deadline, “The scope and breadth of this show, and what Mark and Rolin have delivered, is just stupendous. They have rendered the rich and vibrant world of Anne Rice’s Interview in a wonderful way, and we’re incredibly proud. From the set build, to production design, costumes, and more — no detail was overlooked. This stellar cast delivers powerful performances that emotionally connect us to these characters and their humanity,” said Dan McDermott, president of original programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios, in a statement.
“We look forward to sharing the final product of this extraordinary effort with audiences in just a few short days and are thrilled that this story will continue. This is only the beginning of an entire Universe featuring enthralling stories and characters that capture the spirit of Anne Rice’s amazing work.”
Interview With The Vampire Season 2 Cast and Crew
The main cast members of the series who are expected to reprise their roles for the next season are as follows: Sam Reid as Lestat de Lioncourt, Jacob Anderson as Louis, Bailey Bass as Claudia, and Eric Bogosian as Daniel Molloy. Along with Jones and Johnson, Christopher Rice and the late Anne Rice also executive produce. Alan Taylor directed the first two episodes and also executive produces. AMC Studios will produce.
The recurring cast members of the series who are expected to reprise their roles for the next season are as follows: Assad Zaman as Rashid, Steven Norfleet as Paul, Louis’s brother, Kalyne Coleman as Grace, Louis’s sister, Rae Dawn Chong as Florence, Louis’s mother, Jeff Pope as Finn O’Shea, Chris Stack as Thomas “Tom” Anderson, Rachel Handler as Peg-Leg Doris, John Dimaggio as Alderman Fenwick, Dana Gourrier as Bricktop Williams, Christian Robinson as Levi Freniere and Maura Grace Athari as Antoinette, a blues singer.
Interview With The Vampire Season 2 Official Trailer
No official promo or teaser for Season 2 has been released as the show’s renewal has just been announced. As a result, there isn’t a teaser or trailer that fans may watch and speculate about potential main plotlines for the series’ upcoming installment. For the time being, watch the Interview With The Vampire Season 1 official trailer below:
In the trailer, we get to see that a sensuous, contemporary reinvention of Anne Rice’s revolutionary gothic novel, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, follows Louis de Pointe du Lac (Jacob Anderson), Lestat de Lioncourt (Sam Reid), and Claudia’s (Bailey Bass) epic story of love, blood, and the perils of immortality, as told to journalist Daniel Molloy (Eric Bogosian).
Chafing at the limitations of life as a Black man in 1900s New Orleans, Louis finds it impossible to resist the rakish Lestat de Lioncourt’s offer of the ultimate escape: joining him as his vampire companion. But Louis’s intoxicating new powers come with a violent price, and the introduction of Lestat’s newest fledgling, the child vampire Claudia, soon sets them on a decades-long path of revenge and atonement.
Where to stream Interview With The Vampire Season 2?
When available, Interview With The Vampire Season 2, along with all the episodes of Season 1, will be available on AMC’s sister streaming service AMC+ following their cable premieres, depending on the viewers’ location and membership plans, which the users can choose from to renew their accounts and watch the series. So, it is time to renew your membership accounts and explore the vast catalog of the platform.
Catch up on season one while you wait for more updates on Interview With The Vampire Season 2.