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Anne Rice Developing The Vampire Chronicles Tv Show

The writer of the novels Interview with the Vampire and The Vampire Lestat is teaming up with her son Christopher for the series. He is working on "a detailed outline for an...

Universal Pictures Secures Rights To Vampire Chronicles

Universal Pictures has secured movie rights to Anne Rice's novels in the 'Vampire Chronicles'. The popular book series tracks the journey of an 18th century French-aristocrat-turned-bloodsucker, and the movie studio will be hoping to transform...

Richard Matheson, Author Of 'I Am Legend', Dies

Richard Matheson has led a long and interesting life. Born in Brooklyn he started his writing career when some of his short stories were published in 1950. The author's subsequent career, spanning 60 years, including...

Casting Bosses On The Hunt For Young Jesus For New Movie

Casting agents are on the hunt for the new Jesus Christ to lead the cast in Chris Columbus' adaptation of Anne Rice's book Christ The Lord: Out Of Egypt.Bosses at Columbus' 1492 Pictures acquired the...

Author Rice Wants Bomer For Werewolf Movie Adaptation

Interview With A Vampire author Anne Rice has her sights set on actor Matt Bomer taking the lead role in a proposed movie adaption of her new book The Wolf Gift.The beloved writer scored box...

Author Rice Looking To Bring Vampire Lestat Back To Life

INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE author ANNE RICE is in fresh talks to bring TOM CRUISE's famous blood-sucking character back to life in a new big screen project.The writer's gothic novel, published in 1976, was turned...

Author Rice 'Quits' Christianity

INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE author ANNE RICE has turned her back on Christianity after becoming troubled by recent controversies surrounding the church.The writer, whose gothic novel inspired the hit Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise movie...

Elton's Vampire Musical To Close

ELTON JOHN's Broadway musical LESTAT, inspired by ANNE RICE's VAMPIRE CHRONICLES, will close on Sunday (28MAY06) after poor reviews and attendance. The $10 million (GBP6 million) show, which opened last month (APR06), has been savaged...

Elton John Musical Panned

SIR ELTON JOHN's troubled musical LESTAT has been panned by critics for a second time - despite 80 per cent of the show being totally overhauled for its Broadway, New York City, debut last night...

Elton Defends Broadway Show

Flamboyant superstar SIR ELTON JOHN has leaped to the defence of his critically-mauled musical LESTAT, but acknowledges the show needs "a lot of work". The ROCKET MAN hitmaker has teamed up with songwriter BERNIE...

Elton's Vampire Musical Has No Bite

SIR ELTON JOHN's new musical LESTAT has been panned by US critics as "laborious, vague and bloated." The show, based on writer ANNE RICE's hit VAMPIRE CHRONICLES, staggered through a trial run...

John 'Exhausted' By His Productive Year

Veteran rocker SIR ELTON JOHN is exhausted after writing more than 60 songs in a year, but he thinks the music is equal to his output in the 1970s. The SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE...

Mia Tyler Left Window Open For Bats To Come In

Buxom beauty MIA TYLER admits to liking the occult so much that as a child she used to go to sleep with the window open - and hope that vampires would fly in. And...

Sir Elton's Vampire Musical

Rock superstar SIR ELTON JOHN is planning to take a musical version of movie INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE to the Broadway stage. The singer, who produced current stage hits AIDA and THE...

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