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Atlanta producer-director Hiro Murai is set to direct and executive produce Amazon comedy pilot Sea Oak, starring Glenn Close. In addition, Evan Dunsky (Nurse Jackie, Hemlock Grove) has signed on as executive producer and showrunner alongside George Saunders, and Rae Gray (Fear The Walking Dead) and Jack Quaid (Vinyl) have joined the cast as series regulars. Written by Saunders based on his short story, the genre-bending Sea Oak focuses on Aunt Bernie (Close) a meek… »
Following Anne Rice's announcement in late 2016 that she had reattained the adaptation rights to The Vampire Chronicles and was working with her son, Christopher, on a pilot episode for a TV series adaptation of her beloved book series, it's now been announced that Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have optioned the rights to The Vampire Chronicles, with the mother-son duo on board as writers and executive producers for the in-development TV series.
Press Release (via Anne Rice's Facebook page): "Hollywood, Calif., (April 28, 2017) – Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have optioned the rights to 11 books from acclaimed author Anne Rice’s best-selling series, “The Vampire Chronicles.” Christopher Rice, four-time New York Times Bestselling® author and recipient of the Lambda Literary Award, will pen the series and serve as executive producer alongside Anne Rice, and Anonymous Content’s David Kanter and Steve Golin.
“It is undeniable that Anne Rice has »
- Derek Anderson
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