British thesp Stephen Moyer (
) has been tapped to play vampire Bill Comton to Anna Paquin's Sookie in
HBO drama pilot based on Charlaine Harris' Southern Vampire book series
, says Reuters. As previously reported,
Six Feet Under
's Alan Ball is on board to write, direct and exec-produce. Also added to the cast is Brook Kerr (
), playing a bar coworker of Sookie's.