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Julian Luna, the undead Prince of the City, leads the Vampire Clans as he falls in love with Caitlin, a human reporter.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Stacy Haiduk ...  Lillie Langtry 8 episodes, 1996
Erik King ...  Sonny Toussaint 8 episodes, 1996
Patrick Bauchau ...  Archon Raine 8 episodes, 1996
Brigid Brannagh ...  Sasha 8 episodes, 1996
Channon Roe ...  Cash 8 episodes, 1996
Jeff Kober ...  Daedalus 8 episodes, 1996
Mark Frankel Mark Frankel ...  Julian Luna 8 episodes, 1996
C. Thomas Howell ...  Det. Frank Kohanek 7 episodes, 1996
Kelly Rutherford ...  Caitlin Byrne 7 episodes, 1996
Brian Thompson ...  Eddie Fiori 6 episodes, 1996
Kimberly Campbell Kimberly Campbell ...  Waitress 4 episodes, 1996
Richard Danielson Richard Danielson ...  Billy 3 episodes, 1996
Peter Anthony Rocca Peter Anthony Rocca ...  Bate 3 episodes, 1996
Yuji Okumoto ...  Lieutenant Kwan 2 episodes, 1996
Kimberly Cockrell Kimberly Cockrell ...  Lorraina 2 episodes, 1996
Lisa Butler Lisa Butler ...  Floor Manager 2 episodes, 1996
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Storyline

Julian Luna, prince of several disparate vampire, or kindred, clans in San Francisco, has his job cut out for him as he must try to keep a tenuous peace among them while not being afraid to apply ruthless justice against those who would break kindred rules. Infractions that merit "final death" include the taking of human life and changing humans into vampires who have not volunteered for the transformation. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Clan der Vampire See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The paintings used in the series are originals by Jeff Kober (Daedalus). See more »

Goofs

The sign out front of Lily's nightclub changes from The Haven to Haven in different shots. See more »

Alternate Versions

There is another DVD version which features the original broadcast version of the pilot, without the added and extended scenes. Both versions have nearly identical packaging, but feature different UPC codes. See more »

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Referenced in Underworld (2003) See more »

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Loved; sad
29 August 2005 | by lynnewcatsSee all my reviews

This was a wonderful series, full of interesting and charismatic actors. I've followed Patrick Bauchau, for example, ever since, especially as Sydney in The Pretender. The really sad thing is that the star, Mark Frankel,who played Julian Luna, was killed in a motorcycle accident the summer after the series wrapped, leaving a wife and two small children. Don't know if the show had any chance of continuing, but obviously that was the end of that -- and a promising career and life. Too bad there aren't real vampires, so he could have survived beyond the tragedy!

As I understand it, some of those who had played the game on which it was based were unhappy with the show -- they felt it didn't really do justice to its complexity or follow its rules. Never having played the game, I had no such reservations. I thought the show was well-written and excitingly paced, and would recommend the set to anyone interested in this genre.


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