The primary footage of Peacock’s Vampire Academy was revealed on the 2022 San Diego Comedian-Con. Followers acquired an unique take a look at the opening quarter-hour of the younger grownup sequence, in addition to a teaser trailer.
Based mostly on the worldwide bestselling e-book sequence by Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy facilities across the friendship between Lissa, a Royal vampire, and her finest buddy and guardian, Rose. The 2 ladies seek for solutions about their supernatural bond whereas navigating romance, politics, and magic at their vampire boarding college. The scholars additionally face an impending risk from the Strigo, the group of evil, bloodthirsty vampires exterior the gates of the academy who solely assault at evening.
Daniela Nieves and Sisi Stringer star as Lissa and Rose, respectively. The remainder of the forged consists of Kieron Moore, André Dae Kim, J. August Richards, Jonetta Kaiser, Rhian Blundell, Anita-Pleasure Uwajeh, Mia Mckenna-Bruce, and Andrew Liner. Julie Plec and Marguerite MacIntyre function co-showrunners, writers, and government producers. Plec is finest identified for creating The Vampire Diaries with Scream author Kevin Williamson. Plec went on to create the present’s spinoffs, The Originals and Legacies. MacIntyre acted on The Vampire Diaries, and wrote for each spinoffs.
This marks the second time the e-book sequence has been tailored for movie or tv. A movie was launched in 2014 starring Zoey Deutch and Lucy Fry. Nevertheless, the movie was thought of a box-office flop and a vital failure. The tv sequence will characteristic not one of the actors from the film.
Vampire Academy premieres solely on Peacock on Thursday, September 15.