Almost two years ago, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment acquired the rights to Anne Rice’s “Vampire Chronicles” book series.
At the time, “The Fault in Our Stars” director Josh Boone was said to be attached to pen and helm the film which would combine the second and third books – “The Vampire Lestat” and “The Queen of the Damned” – something the previous “Queen of the Damned” film in 2002 did.
Today, Boone has revealed via social media it’s not the case. Rather, he and Jill Killington (“All We Had”) have penned a screenplay for a new adaptation of the original story in the series – “Interview With the Vampire” which was previously made into a film in 1994 starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt.
Brian Grazer, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will produce. Boone has both a “New Mutants” film and several Stephen King adaptations in the works.
Source: The Wrap