Anne Rice is one of the greatest authors who knows how to do Vampires right. Before her rise, Vampires are usually monsters and villains. She is the first author who made them sympathetic characters. Anne Rice made Vampires sexy and glamorous.
Her Vampire Chronicles series is a must-read and they are so good that two of them become movies. Interview with a Vampire and Queen of the Damned are both part of her iconic book franchise. Fans are waiting on her upcoming book “Ramses the Damned: The Reign of Osiris”. It is said that she will never see the day of the launch. It is a piece of sad news because her son, Christopher logged in with her Twitter and Facebook account to announce her tragic death. She died from complications from a stroke. She is only 80 years old.
This is Anne’s son Christopher and it breaks my heart to inform you that earlier tonight Anne passed away due to complications resulting from a stroke. Below is the statement I shared on her Facebook page moments ago. pic.twitter.com/jIHYg6uewI
Here is an old Interview of Anne Rice about her opinions about Twilight and True Blood
Interview with a Vampire is such a grand film because it has Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, and Antonio Banderas on the same film. It also launched the career of Kirsten Dunst because of her role as Claudia. Queen of the Damned is also iconic on its own because it is the Final movie of Aaliyah before she passed away.
Aside from her Vampire Chronicles books, she is also known for writing Exit to Eden,Rag and Bone and Mayfair Witches . One of her Visions is to have the whole Vampire Chronicles series be adapted into television. Her son and she were collaborating to make it happen. There had been reports that AMC will adapt the whole book series in 2022. There had been rumors that the series will start with an 8 episode television adaptation of Interview with a Vampire. Anne Rice is not with us anymore but she left a mark in the world of literature and movies.
Last October, author JF Garrard was raising funds for The Undead Sorceress, a multicultural urban fantasy novel — and the first book of a series called The International House of Vampires — on Kickstarter. She ultimately met her goal and received over CAD$3,000 from a total of 69 backers. The