Followers of “Twilight,” “The Vampire Diaries,” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” are in for a deal with judging by the brand new images Netflix simply launched from “First Kill,” a forthcoming collection primarily based on a brief story of the identical title by bestselling writer V.E. Schwab. The story was initially printed within the YA anthology “Vampires By no means Get Outdated: Tales With Recent Chunk,” which was edited by Zoraida Córdova and Natalie C. Parker.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 woman on the town named Calliope (Imani Lewis), who seems to be from a household of highly effective vampire slayers. Fortuitously, issues don’t go as deliberate, and Juliette and Calliope’s sophisticated relationship types the center of the collection. That includes all of the drama and rigidity of each good teenage vampire story, with a refreshing queer twist as well, “First Kill” seems like a promisingly distinctive addition to the vampire canon.
Schwab, additionally identified for the e-book “The Invisible Lifetime of Addie LaRue,” coproduced the collection and cowrote the script with showrunner Felicia D. Henderson, identified for her work on “Gossip Girl” and “Empire,” amongst different hits. Forward, take a look at the first-look images, launch date, and extra.