Followers of “Twilight,” “The Vampire Diaries,” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” are in for a deal with, judging by the trailer and unique clip Netflix simply launched for “First Kill,” the forthcoming sequence primarily based on a brief story of the identical identify by bestselling creator V.E. Schwab. The story was initially revealed within the YA anthology “Vampires By no means Get Previous: Tales With Recent Chew,” which was edited by Zoraida Córdova and Natalie C. Parker.
“First Kill” follows a teenage vampire named Juliette (Sarah Catherine Hook) as she tries and fails to kill a brand new lady on the town named Calliope (Imani Lewis), who seems to be from a household of highly effective vampire slayers. Luckily, issues don’t go as deliberate, and Juliette and Calliope’s sophisticated relationship types the center of the sequence. That includes all of the drama and stress of each good teenage vampire story, with a refreshing queer twist besides, “First Kill” seems like a promisingly distinctive addition to the vampire canon.
Schwab, additionally identified for the ebook “The Invisible Lifetime of Addie LaRue,” coproduced the sequence and cowrote the script with showrunner Felicia D. Henderson, identified for her work on “Gossip Woman” and “Empire,” amongst different hits. Forward, try the first-look pictures, launch date, trailer, and extra.