AMC Networks’ May Highlights Include Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire & Scrublands

And The Return Of Acorn TV’s Popular Harry Wild

New AMC+ Film Premieres Include American Star, The Taste of Things and the Shudder Original Films Nightwatch: Demons Are Forever and Stopmotion



15 April 2024 – This May, AMC Networks features Season 2 of the critically acclaimed hit series Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, starring Jacob Anderson, Sam Reid and Delainey Hayles, new Sundance Now crime drama Scrublands and the return of Acorn TV’s popular Harry Wild, starring Jane Seymour, among other new series, films and specials across its suite of targeted streaming services.

AMC+ continues film premieres every week including IFC Films’ American Star, starring Ian McShane (Deadwood), the critically acclaimed The Taste of Things, starring Oscar-winner Juliette Binoche (The English Patient), and Shudder Original films Nightwatch: Demons Are Forever, starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones), and Stopmotion, starring Aisling Franciosi (The Nightingale, The Fall). AMC+ also celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a collection of programming featuring signature series, new library additions, and a curated selection of feature films and documentaries, including Future of Film: AAPI Rising Stars, a new collection of shorts from the DC APA Film Festival, as well as AMC’s martial arts drama Into the Badlands.

These films, series and more join an extensive catalogue of compelling dramas, beloved franchises, highly anticipated films and timely collections on AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, Shudder, Sundance Now, and anime-focused HIDIVE, all month long.


Harry Wild Season 3 (Acorn TV Original Series)
New Season Premieres on Acorn TV and BBC America Monday, May 13

Harry (Jane Seymour, The Kominsky Method; Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman) and Fergus (Rohan Nedd, Whitstable Pearl) are hired to prove the lead singer of Ireland’s hottest boy band didn’t kill himself, find out who decapitated a woman in a busy restaurant, discover who murdered a despotic director on the set of Ireland’s leading daytime soap opera, work out how a mystery writer managed to shoot himself in a locked panic room without a gun, and more. Meanwhile, with the agency still as busy as ever, Harry and Fergus have to find a way to balance work and life as Fergus plans to contest Paula’s (Samantha Mumba, The Time Machine, Evolution) custody claim to his sister. The series also stars Kevin Ryan (Guilt, Copper) as Harry’s son and senior police detective; Amy Huberman (Finding Joy, Striking Out) as Harry’s daughter-in-law; as well as Paul Tylak (Kin), and Rose O’Neill.

On AMC+:

Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire Season 2 (AMC Original Series)
New Season Premieres on AMC and AMC+ Sunday, May 12

The interview continues in season two. In the year 2022, the vampire Louis de Pointe du Lac (Jacob Anderson) recounts his life story to journalist Daniel Molloy (Eric Bogosian). Picking up from the bloody events in New Orleans in 1940 when Louis and teen fledgling Claudia (Delainey Hayles) conspired to kill the Vampire Lestat de Lioncourt (Sam Reid), Louis tells of his adventures in Europe, a quest to discover Old World Vampires and the Theatre Des Vampires in Paris, with Claudia. It is in Paris that Louis first meets the Vampire Armand (Assad Zaman). Their courtship and love affair will prove to have devastating consequences both in the past and in the future, and Molloy will probe to get to the truths buried within the memories.

On SUNDANCE NOW (also available on AMC+):

Scrublands (Sundance Now Original Series)
New Series Premieres Thursday, May 2

In an isolated small town, a charismatic priest (Jay Ryan, Top of the Lake) commits a shocking act of violence. One year later, an investigative journalist (Luke Arnold, Black Sails) arrives to write what should be a simple feature story on the anniversary of the tragedy. But when Martin’s instincts kick in and he digs beneath the surface, the previously accepted narrative begins to fall apart and he finds himself in a life and death race to uncover the truth in this addictive crime thriller.

Source AMC

April 16, 2024 11:00am ET by Newsdesk  

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