Interview with the Vampire is one of the most classic tales of bloodsuckers. Created by Anne Rice, the story of Louis, Lestat, and Claudia took root in pop culture mainly due to the 1994 film adaptation. However, thanks to AMC, the story has been reimagined.
The production is part of the so-called Anne Rice’s Immortal Universe, based on the novel series by the writer. Interview with the Vampire is a screen adaptation of the Vampire Chronicles cycle. The universe also includes the Mayfair Witches series, which is based on the Lives of the Mayfair Witches books. A third show centred around the secret society called Order of the Talamasca is also in development.
Interview with the Vampire has been met with considerable acclaim from viewers, so it’s no surprise that AMC has ordered another season. In the latest episodes, viewers can expect some changes and many surprises.
Here’s everything you need to know about the second instalment.
Interview with the Vampire season 2 release date
The second season will land on AMC and AMC+ on Sunday 12 May 2024. It’s expected to consist of 8 episodes.
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Interview With the Vampire season 2 plot
Spoilers for season 1 below
The second season’s plot will take off right after the events of the season 1 finale. In 2022, Louis continues his conversation with journalist Daniel and tells him about the fate of himself and Claudia.
In the 1940s, after the destruction of Lestat, the couple flees to Europe and tries to find representatives of their kind. In Paris, Louis and Claudia end up at the Théâtre des Vampires, run by the mysterious and sensual Armand. Louis strikes up an affair with a newly met vampire that will have surprising and bloody consequences.
Interview With the Vampire season 2 cast
The second season of the series will feature:
Jacob Anderson as Louis de Pointe du Lac
Sam Reid as Lestat de Lioncourt
Assad Zaman as Armand
Eric Bogosian as Daniel Molloy
Chris Stack as Thomas ‘Tom’ Anderson
John DiMaggio as Alderman Fenwick
Rae Dawn Chong as Florence de Pointe du Lac
Kalyne Coleman as Grace de Pointe du Lac
Steven G Norfleet as Paul de Pointe du Lac
Najah Bradley as Lily
Christian Robinson as Levi Freniere
Tony Manna as Mr Carlo
Dana Gourrier as Bricktop Williams
Thomas Antony Olajide as Jonah
Xavier Mills as Charlie
Damon Daunno as Bruce
Maura Grace Athari as Antoinette
Bailey Bass, who played Claudia, won’t return to the next instalment of the series – the role of the young vampire has been taken over by Delainey Hayles.
David Costabile, known from the series Breaking Bad, has also joined the cast. He will play the role of Leonard, a TV personality and Daniel’s friend.
Roxane Duran will play Madeleine, a woman whom fate will bring together with Claudia. Bally Gill will appear as “Real Rashid,” and Ben Daniels will play a vampire named Santiago.
Interview With the Vampire season 2 trailer
A sneak peek of the new season shows the emerging fascination between Louis and Armand:
The first teaser previews a season full of drama, bloody killings and, of course, the return of Lestat:
How to watch Interview with the Vampire in the UK
AMC’s streaming platform isn’t available in the UK. However, you can stream the series’ first season on BBC iPlayer. Season 2 of Interview with the Vampire may also land on the service, but there’s currently no indication on when this will happen.
You can also buy episodes of the season 1 on Amazon UK.