Peacock has enrolled the category of Vampire Academy.
The NBCUniversal streaming service has set the forged for its YA drama from showrunners Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries, Legacies) and Marguerite MacIntyre (Legacies), based mostly on Richelle Mead’s best-selling e book collection.
The present has additionally lined up its directing roster, with Black Lightning and Empire veteran Billie Woodruff set to helm the primary episode.
Vampire Academy facilities on two younger girls — performed by Sisi Stringer (Mortal Kombat) and Daniela Nieves (5 Factors) — whose friendship transcends their strikingly totally different lessons as they put together to finish their schooling and enter royal vampire society.
Stringer will play Rose Hathaway, a vampire-human hybrid (generally known as Dhampir within the present’s world) who’s outspoken and a real fighter in each spirit and apply. Nieves performs Lissa Dragomir, a Royal Moroi vampire, youthful sister to the inheritor obvious who’s kind-hearted and carefree.
The remainder of the common forged:
Kieron Moore (Intercourse Training) as Dimitri Belikov, a Dhampir guardian who’s deadly, disciplined, discreet, and completely dedicated to his function as bodyguard to the ruling Moroi.
André Dae Kim (Degrassi) as Christian Ozera, an clever and considerate Royal Moroi vampire who’s a pariah due to his mother and father’ unforgivable societal sins.
J. August Richards (Angel, Technology) as Victor Dashkov, a Moroi noble vampire with a coronary heart of gold who’s extremely regarded for his function as advisor and political strategist.
Anita-Pleasure Uwajeh (Nationwide Theatre Stay: King Lear) as Tatiana Vogel, a Moroi vampire and political underdog who slowly takes the royal court docket by storm.
Mia McKenna-Bruce (The Dumping Floor) asa Mia Karp, a non-royal pupil at St. Vladimir’s Academy. Witty and reducing, she has a plan to climb her means into the ranks of royalty.
Rhian Blundell as Meredith, a sensible, strong-willed Dhampir who’s a eager observer — making her a wonderful strategist and a useful asset.
Jonetta Kaiser (Tales) as Sonya Karp. Sonya is just not a royal and sits on the perimeter of Moroi society, preferring to spend her time within the library or her gardens.
Andrew Liner (Grown-ish) as Mason Ashford, Rose’s major competitors within the quest to change into the primary Guardian-in-training.
Along with Woodruff, administrators lined up for the 10-episode season are Luis Prieto (The Oath), Jesse Warn (Supergirl, The Originals), Erica Dunton (Ted Lasso), Geoff Shotz (Legacies) and Plec.
Plec and MacIntyre government produce Vampire Academy with Emily Cummins, Don Murphy, Susan Montford, Deepak Nayar and Jillian DeFrehn. Murphy and Montford produced a 2014 characteristic movie based mostly on Mead’s novels.