Vampire Academy is Bridgerton with vampires
Julie Plec been waiting for years to adapt the books of Vampire Academy in format TV series. The time finally came, when May announced that she and fellow showrunner Marguerite MacIntyre would finally be adapting the novel series into one tv show for Peacock.
“I read them before Twilight“, he said Julie Plec to EW about the saga of Vampire Academy. “I read them before The Vampire Diaries came into my world and I really enjoyed the series and always thought, ‘Damn, I’d really love to work on a show like this one day.’”
But in those days, before that Julie Plec co-created the Vampire Diaries and its vast universe, those kinds of great young adult series were almost never transposed. And when instead they started to become a fashion, Julie Plecafter the Vampire Diarieshe thought he would never have to deal with vampires again. “Then three vampire TV shows later, I realized the lust really never goes away”he admitted in the interview.
In 2014, when the book series of the Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead was adapted for the big screen, fans were disappointed. In fact they started clamoring to Julie Plec to do justice to the saga. Though the showrunner was too busy at the time, she never quite gave up on the idea. In fact, she managed to take care of the project, which will soon see the light.
“It’s the story of two young women who have been friends since childhood. As they grow up and get closer to entering real society, what is imposed on their future, threatens to put a damper on their friendship.
But Julie Plec he then compared Bridgerton to Vampire Academy.
What do we know about Vampire Academy, Bridgerton with vampires
The protagonists of VampireAcademy I am Rose Hathaway And Lissa Dragomirplayed in the series by Sisi Stringer And Daniela Nieves. Rose is a vampire-human hybrid known as a Dhampir and Lissa is a Royal Moroi vampire. As he explains Julie Pleclife will throw them a curve ball, which could affect their friendship for their entire existence.
Social hierarchy and class both play an important role in this vampire story, which is set in a royal court.
“In the writers room we talk a lot about how we really want to make sure the episodes are equally about friendship, romance and fun at the palace. However we also want to have some Game of Thrones style palace intrigue. I thought over and over ‘This show is a modern Bridgerton with vampires’. Who doesn’t want to see it?”
The recently announced cast also includes Kieron Moore, André Dae Kim, J. August Richards, Anita-Joy Uwajeh, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Rhian Blundell, Jonetta Kaiser and Andrew Liner. We don’t know when at the moment the Vampire Academy TV series will come out and how will it be available in Italy. As soon as we have more information we will update you.
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