Another Vampire Series Waiting For Ian Somerhalder & Paul Wesley: To Play Major Roles In Anne Rice’s ‘The Vampire Chronicles’

By Sophie Lawrence, Parent Herald December 02, 05:51 am
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 23: (L-R) Actors Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder attend the 'The Vampire Diaries' panel during Comic-Con International 2016 at San Diego Convention Center on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California.
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Looks like Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley of "The Vampire Diaries," will still not be done with playing the roles of bloodsucking creatures even after the TVD finale next year. Recent reports claim that the two hunks will soon take on important roles in the TV adaptation of Anne Rice's "The Vampire Chronicles." If rumors are true, then Somerhalder and Wesley will play the characters of Lestat and Louis, a role which was previously given to life by Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise in the hit movie, "Interview with the Vampire'

The famous novelist, Anne Rice recently announced through a lengthy message on her Facebook page that she would like to see "The Vampire Chronicles" on the small screen as posted in Variety. Rice also shared that she is currently working with columnist son, Christopher Rice for the TV script and likewise looking for a producer. Furthermore, the upcoming Anne Rice series will reportedly start with the story of the vampire, Lestat.


The news that "The Vampire Chronicles" will soon be a TV series surely excite many and knowing the actors that may soon be part of it will give the viewers more reason to look forward to it. A report from Australia Network reveals that there is a big chance that Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley will be Lestat and Louis in the TV version of "The Vampire Chronicles." Their effective portrayals as Damon and Stefan in "The Vampire Diaries" seem to make them perfect for the series by Anne Rice.

How did the news that Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley will star in "The Vampire Chronicles" made you feel? Are you excited to see them as Lestat and Louis or would you rather remember them as the Salvatore brothers? Share your thoughts in the comment box below.


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