According to the Mayfair Witches trailer, the Devil can come in many forms. The series is based on Anne Rice’s bestseller series, Lives of the Mayfair Witches. Alexandra Daddario stars as Dr. Rowan Fielding, who is a young neurosurgeon and discovers she is the heir of a family full of witches.
AMC+ is the streaming service that allows you to watch this show on demand. Continue reading to see the trailer and find out more about the series.
Mayfair Witches Trailer Features Daddario Facing Demons & Ghosts
This trailer shows the interconnection of modern-day stories with centuries-old legends. Dr. Rowan recently discovered that she is a witch. She’s trying to make peace with this and learn to live her new normal.
Also, the footage shows scenes of covens, secret societies, black magic, witches’ rituals and other dark magic. One pregnant woman is seen jumping from her window to save herself, but she is saved by magic.
Mayfair Witches will premiere on AMC+ January 5, 2023 with a special double episode premiere. For the next six weeks, new episodes will air on Thursdays. Check out the riveting trailer below.
The trailer was well received by viewers, with one commenter writing “Wow wow wow wow” and another saying, “I can’t believe we’re finally gonna see it after all these years.” It looks amazing rich and scary.” Another commenter said, “An adaptation to the Mayfair Witches would be a great idea.” I love the novels and can’t wait to see the adaptation next year!
Anne Rice’s Novel Trilogy is the basis of the Series.
Mayfair Witches is based upon Anne Rice’s novel trilogy, The Witching Hour (1990), Lasher (933) and Taltos (1994). Rice was also the executive producer of this series until her death in December 2013. Christopher Rice, her son, is also an executive producer of the series.
“It has been my dream since childhood to see my two most important series under one roof, so filmmakers could explore my vast and interconnected universe of vampires and witches. Rice said that her dream was now a reality and that the end result was one of the most exciting and significant deals in my long career.
Mayfair Witches Star Cast
The show will also feature Daddario as Harry Hamlin, TongayiChirisa as Ciprien Greve, Jack Huston playing Lasher, a powerful shape-shifting entity. Annabeth Gish plays Deirdre Mayfair. Beth Grant plays Carlotta Mayfair. Erica Gimpel is Ellie Mayfair. Jen Richards plays Jojo.
Esta Spalding, Michelle Ashford and Michelle Ashford developed the project for television. They are best known for creating Showtime’s Masters of Sex. According to the official synopsis, the series is “based on Anne Rice’s Lives of the Mayfair Witches”, which explores female power and the mortal consequences of our decisions.
“Mayfair Witches” is about an inquisitive young neurosurgeon (Alexandra Daddario), who discovers she is the unlikely heir of a family full of witches. She must deal with a sinister presence that haunts her family for generations as she struggles to accept her newfound abilities,” the synopsis continues.