“So as the beetle nourishes the lark. So shall human nourish vampire.”
Just before the second season of “Games of Thrones” premiered HBO world premiered the trailer for their forthcoming fifth season of “True Blood.”
The 30-second teaser shares the first ever footage from the newest season, a montage featuring a voiceover from one of the Authority. The Authority is led by Roman, who is played by Christopher Meloni. Sookie (Anna Paquin), Jason (Ryan Kwanten), Sam (Sam Trammell) and Eric (Alexander Skarsgard) and Bill (Stephen Moyer) return this June.
“Mixing romance, suspense, mystery, and humor, the Emmy-nominated show takes place at a time when vampires have come out of the coffin and follows the on-and-off romance between waitress and part-faerie Sookie Stackhouse (Paquin), who can hear people’s thoughts, and 173-year-old vampire Bill Compton (Moyer).” READ MORE
Camilla Luddington (pictured), who portrayed Lizzie on “Californication “, has landed a recurring role on the upcoming season of HBO’s vampire drama “True Blood,” which will have a special focus on fairies, reports Deadline.
Luddington will play Claudette, one of Claude’s (Giles Matthey) many sisters, who gives Sookie insight into what it means to be a faerie.
Back in February it was reports that Jacob Hopkins (Priest) had landed the recurring role as the final member of “True Blood”’s highest vampire governing body, the Vampire Authority. Hopkins plays “Alexander Drew,” one of the Authority’s chancellors who was turned to darkness at the age of 9-years-old. Alexander is described as an impetuous vamp who likes to taunt those around him. Carolyn Hennesy will fill the final vacancy on the Authority.
Season 5 is currently in production and premieres this summer on HBO. READ MORE
Want to relive the season that destroyed “True Blood”?
In an early announcement to retailers, HBO is planning to bring “True Blood: The Complete Fourth Season” to Blu-ray on May 29.
“Another supernatural force has come to light in Bon Temps – witchcraft – and life for its residents will never be the same. Sookie (Anna Paquin, ‘The Piano’) finds herself entangled in a love triangle – torn between a vengeful Bill (Stephen Moyer, ‘The Double’), the new Vampire King of Mississippi, and Eric (Alexander Skarsgård, ‘Straw Dogs’), who’s not the former Viking he once was. Led by a charismatic witch named Marnie (Fiona Shaw, ‘The Tree of Life’), who threatens to let no one living or dead stand in her way, a powerful coven tempts Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis, ‘The Help’), Tara (Rutina Wesley, ‘True Blood: The Complete First Season’), and Jesus (Kevin Alejandro, ‘Red State’) with otherworldly powers. Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll, ‘True Blood: The Complete Second Season’) tries to adjust to a domestic life, while Jason (Ryan Kwanten, ‘Red Hill’) finds himself alone in werepanther territory. Arlene (Carrie Preston, ‘Doubt’) and Terry (Todd Lowe, ‘True Blood: The Complete Third Season’) come to terms with their highly unusual baby, and Alcide (Joe Manganiello, ‘Spider-Man’) finds himself caught in the clutches of an old flame.”
The box set will present every episode with 1080p (1.78:1) video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: audio commentaries on six selected episodes, Inside the Episodes featurettes, True Blood: The Final Touches featurette, True Blood Lines, True Time Line, Enhanced viewing modes: – Character perspectives, Flashbacks/flashforwards, Vampire histories/Character bios/Hints/FYIs, and Post-production roundtable. READ MORE
In a new brief, Kelly Overton (The Ring Two) and Louis Herthum (The Last Exorcism) have landed major recurring roles on the HBO vampire drama “True Blood”, says Deadline.
Overton has been booked for 6 episodes and Herthum has been tapped for 5. Deals for both include series regular options for next season. Overton will play a dirty, beautiful werewolf named Rikki who demands to know what’s become of the pack leader. Herthum will play a particularly large Marine-type werewolf who refuses to bow down before the new pack leader.
Mixing romance, suspense, mystery and humor, the Emmy-nominated show takes place at a time when vampires have come out of the coffin, and follows the on-and-off romance between waitress and part-faerie Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), who can hear people’s thoughts, and 173-year-old vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer). READ MORE