Even though horror author Anne Rice had dubbed the “Vampire Chronicles” over back in 2008, she’s secretly been writing the “big” official sequel to her 1988 “Queen of the Damned,” “Prince Lestat.”
The 11th installment will be arriving on bookshelves October 28, she revealed on the podcast The Dinner Party with Christopher Rice and Eric Shaw Quinn.
Co-hosted by Rice’s son, she told explained “I am at last able to announce my up-and-coming new novel. The title is ‘Prince Lestat,’ and it is a big ‘Vampire Chronicle.’ ”
“It’s all about Lestat [de Lioncourt] and all about the vampires and what they’re doing right now, how they’re coming to terms with everything that’s happened to them and how Lestat is dealing with demands from all sides that he step forward and become the leader of the tribe,” she revealed.
“Queen of the Damned is the sequel to “Interview with the Vampire.” Both were adapted for the big screen. Studios have been developing a new film for years now.