Anne Rice

EXCLUSIVE: Anne Rice on The Vampire Chronicles films, casting Lestat, and more
Oct 27, 2014

Anne Rice has returned to vampires with a new book, and it seems that soon her vampires could also return to the big screen.

EXCLUSIVE: Anne Rice on returning to vampires, her new book, and what's next
Oct 24, 2014

After more than a decade, Anne Rice has returned to rule as the queen of vampire fiction once more.

Anne Rice's long-awaited new vampire novel now has an official synopsis
Mar 17, 2014

After more than a decade, Anne Rice has finally returned to vampire fiction, and it looks like she's holding nothing back.

Anne Rice reveals which superhero stars she wants to play Lestat
Mar 14, 2014

Who should play Anne Rice's most iconic bloodsucker on the big screen next? Rice has a few ideas, and some of them are superheroes.

Anne Rice announces she's returning to vampire stories after 11 years
Mar 10, 2014

If you've been waiting for Anne Rice to return to the tales that made her an icon, today's your lucky day.

6 genre authors who HATED Hollywood's adaptations of their work
Dec 17, 2012

Fans aren't the only ones who complain about crappy adaptations of their favorite genre works. The authors themselves are often unafraid to get in on the action. Here are six sci-fi, fantasy and horror writers who spoke up when their work got butchered.

Anne Rice wants to know if you'd like her to write more Lestat
Dec 17, 2012

If you've had enough of all those sparkling vampires, you may be in luck! Why? Because world famous novellist Anne Rice may be ready to give us back that seductive vampire we all know and love, the Vampire Lestat, for one more book.

Anne Rice: Why my new werewolf book is nothing like Twilight
Dec 17, 2012

After spending much of her literary career writing about vampires, Vampire Chronicles series author Anne Rice has tackled the other classic horror staple for her latest book: Werewolves. But, don't worry, she says her new novel The Wolf Gift is a very different animal than recent hits like Twilight.

Fringe writers bringing Anne Rice's Lestat back to life
Dec 16, 2012

Though Anne Rice's acclaimed Vampire Chronicles series may be a bestseller at the bookstore, the series hasn't been a hit on the big screen in nearly 20 years - but all that could change soon thanks to a couple of TV veterans.

Which Chuck star does Anne Rice want as her big-screen werewolf?
Dec 16, 2012

With an adaptation of her old novel The Tale of the Body Thief already in the works, author Anne Rice is waxing poetic about who she'd like to take the lead role if her latest book makes it to the big screen.

Anne Rice says her vampires would 'feel sorry' for Twilight's
Dec 15, 2012

Twilight author Stephenie Meyer has millions of fans (and millions of dollars) thanks to the success of her vampire tales, but some of her fellow authors aren't convinced. Among them is vampire mistress Anne Rice, who says her own vampires would "feel sorry" for Meyer's characters and their sparkly ways.

Kim Newman: 10 vampire novels that helped inspire Anno Dracula
Dec 14, 2012

Neil Gaiman has called Kim Newman's Anno Dracula, "the first mash-up of literature, history and vampires, and now, in a world in which vampires are everywhere, it's still the best." Here are the bloody pieces from which Newman built that classic novel, back in print at last. I've often said Anno Dracula is literally a vampire novel, in that it battens on to other novels and sucks their lifeblood—in the process, exploiting, abusing, degrading, feeding off, changing and perhaps immortalising them.

Anne Rice pushes for Robert Downey Jr. in Interview remake
Dec 14, 2012

Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire hit the screens in 1994. That's centuries in Hollywood years. Now Rice, who was famously critical of the casting of Tom Cruise as the Vampire Lestat before being wooed by his performance, offers HER choice for Lestat: Robert Downey Jr.