Everything You Need To Know About Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches

When Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches premieres on January 8th, you’ll be introduced to a whole new family in the Immortal Universe. The show is based on Rice’s bestselling trilogy Lives of the Mayfair Witches, and it follows intuitive neurosurgeon Dr. Rowan Fielding (Alexandra Daddario) as she learns about her past and her unlikely ties to a family of witches. Leaving San Francisco behind her and heading to New Orleans, everything changes once she starts to meet her newfound family in person.
To help bring some calm to that chaos, here’s a breakdown of who you’ll meet in the first few episodes:

DR. ROWAN FIELDING (Alexandra Daddario) – A brilliant doctor who grapples with her fate as the heir to a family of powerful witches.
DEIDRE MAYFAIR (Annabeth Gish) – Though the reasons are still unclear, she’s a captive of the Mayfair Manor.
CORTLAND MAYFAIR (Harry Hamlin) – Current reigning patriarch of the Mayfair clan with a voracious appetite for more money, more power, and more life.
CARLOTTA MAYFAIR (Beth Grant) – Cortland’s sister and Deidre’s protector.  
CIPRIEN GRIEVE (Tongayi Chirisa) – An investigator from a secret order, who watches over Rowan and the Mayfair family.  
LASHER (Jack Huston) – One of Rice’s most mysterious and sensual characters — a powerful, shape-shifting entity who’s been bound to the Mayfair witches for hundreds of years. 
Want to dive a little deeper? Learn more about the magic of the show from the cast members themselves in this behind-the-scenes look at Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches:

As we learn more about the power that women wield in Mayfair Witches, listen to the cast and crew talk about feminism in the world of Anne Rice:

We hope you feel a bit more prepared and ready for the premiere now! If you’re wondering how you can watch the premiere episode click here and be sure to set your reminder for January 8th.  
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