There will be a new face in Bon Temps when True Blood returns next summer.
Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, who has starred in films like Blade Runner and Sin City, has been cast as a series regular for Season 6 of HBO's vampire series, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer
True Blood stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer have welcomed twins, People reports.
"The babies were born a few weeks early, but are in good health and both Mom and Dad are overjoyed," reps for the couple told the magazine.
After five deliriously bloody seasons, True Blood's creator and showrunner Alan Ball is departing. (He's currently exec producing the "noir" thriller Banshee for Cinemax). But first, Ball answers some finale burning questions — and offers some thoughts on next season.
Rutina Wesley and Kristin Bauer van Straten
While Bill is off praying to a bloody deity and Sookie is dealing with a mysterious, centuries-old vampire who she's been promised to, True Blood's Tara (Rutina Wesley) has been learning the ways of being a vampire. As the season comes to a close, Tara has certainly transformed from a constantly angry victim to a take-charge baby vamp. TVGuide.com turned to Wesley to get the scoop on Pam and Tara's burgeoning relationship as well as what's in store for the finale and how she's handled being one of the undead this season.
In the fantastical world of Bon Temps, danger is pretty much always afoot. And on this week's Season 5 finale of True Blood, things get especially hairy. Eric (Alexander Skarsgård) and Co. struggle to save Bill's humanity while shapeshifter — and mostly all-around good guy — Sam Merlotte (Sam Trammell) infiltrates the Vampire Authority headquarters to rescue his lady love's daughter from the hands of corrupt bloodsuckers. But here on the beach in Santa Monica, the action is considerably more mellow. As Trammell, 43, gears up for a morning of catching waves, he talks surfing, semiotics and why there's no one left in Louisiana without a...
Anna Paquin and Ryan Kwanten
The final two episodes of True Blood are upon us, and if the promos are any indication, the vampire war is about to reach a fever pitch in which no one, even our favorite characters, are safe.
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For example, a recent promo for the HBO series sent fans scouring to find out if Jason Stackhouse (Ryan Kwanten) would actually meet his maker before the season was up after he was spotted seemingly lifeless in a grave alongside Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll). To (hopefully) help you breathe a little easier, TVGuide.com turned to Kwanten to get the scoop on that grave scene, along with the events in store for the final two episodes: A reunion! More death! A jaw-dropping cliff-hanger! Check it out:
Deborah Ann Woll
Ding dong! The Guardian is dead!
True Blood bid farewell to Christopher Meloni on Sunday after Russell Edgington (Denis O'Hare) turned the tables on Vampire Authority Guardian Roman, staking him in the heart and seemingly driving a nail in the coffin of the mainstreaming movement, which has seen centuries-old vampires assimilate into the human world on the HBO series.
Comic-Con: True Blood promises more wacky sex and naked Joe Manganiello!
How will Roman's death affect the war between the mainstreamers led by the supposedly devoted Authority and the ruthless Sanguinistas, who wouldn't hesitate to rip out your spine on live television and drink your blood for sport (Hello, Russell!)?
To get the scoop, TVGuide.com turned to Deborah Ann Woll, who plays teenage vamp Jessica, who says Roman's death and the arrival of original vampire Lilith will impact the rest of the season. Plus: How will Jason (Ryan Kwanten) feel towards Jessica now that he knows vampires were the cause of his parents' death?
Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer
Stephen Moyer has confirmed that he and wife Anna Paquin are expecting twins.
Comic-Con: True Blood promises more wacky sex and naked Joe Manganiello
"I love my kids beyond anything," the True Blood actor, 42, told Us Weekly of his....
It's all about vampires at Comic-Con on Saturday. (And the deafening screams coming out of Ballroom 20 proved as much.)
Following The Vampire Diaries panel, the True Blood cast and executive producer Alan Ball took the stage to dish on the rest of Season 5, which includes a lot more sex scenes, Sam's fate and more flashbacks.
The Backstreet Boys said it best: "If you want it to be good girl, get yourself a bad boy." Need proof? Just look at the untrustworthy, yet irresistible leads who have taken over your TV. From White Collar's Neal Caffrey to The Vampire Diaries' Damon Salvatore, bad boys seem like they're here to stay — and we aren't complaining! But what is it about a bad boy that's so appealing?