Universal will take the series "the Vampire Chronicles"
The company Universal acquired the film rights to all the novels of the series "the Vampire Chronicles by Anne rice. Shooting lured producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orsi, famous from the movie "transformers".
The agreement takes into account the shooting of the movie based on the book "History of the kidnapper. The script to the film was composed by the son of the writer Christopher rice, informs Variety. New novel series, Prince Lestat" - also will be screened, despite the fact that the book has not yet appeared in print: its release is scheduled an October 28.
It is assumed that in a series of films will include already having a place to be fantastic drama "Interview with the vampire: the Chronicle of the life of a vampire" with Tom cruise and brad pitt in the main roles, and another Thriller "Queen of the damned", in which the main character played by actress Aliya.
Book cycle Anne rice Vampire Chronicles" already includes 10 novels, published in the past 30 years. The story in the story revolves around Lestat de Liokura - French aristocrat, who became a vampire in the XVIII century.
In 1969 rice wrote a short story about a vampire, and 4 years later reworked it into a novel. Next year the publishing house "NAPF" suggested writer $ 12,000 for his publication.
The film "Interview with the vampire" was released in 1994, became Director Neil Jordan. The film was nominated for "Oscar" in 2 nominations: "the Best scenery" and "the Best unique soundtrack. The picture was the beginning of "the vampire epidemic" in Hollywood.