Bass Bailey will not return as Claudia for AMC Interview with a Vampire series.
The network broke the news of the redesign via Variety, revealing that Delainey Hayles will reprise the role in season two.
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According to the press release, Bailey will not be back for the new season for various “circumstances”.
“Due to various unforeseen circumstances, I cannot return to Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire for the second season, Bailey shared in a statement. “Playing Claudia has been a dream role and an incredible journey. I wish Delainey the best of luck taking over. I can’t wait to watch. I really appreciate AMC, the producers, Jacob, Sam, the crew and, of course, the wonderful fans.
An AMC spokesperson added: “Bailey Bass is a talented actor who has done an outstanding job bringing the character of Claudia to life in Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire. For various reasons, Delainey Hayles will appear as Claudia in season two. We are grateful for Bailey’s unforgettable performance in the first season and wish her nothing but the best.
Bailey is also known for her role as Tsireya in Avatar: The Way of the Waterand is expected to reprise the role in additional films.
Delainey is best known for ITV Too close And City of Holby on the BBC.
Jacob Anderson, sam reid, Eric Bogosian, Assad Zaman And Ben Daniels also featured in the series.
The news comes just before production for the upcoming season begins in Prague, Paris and New Orleans.