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True Blood's Vampire Authority is taking shape.

Jacob Hopkins has been cast as Alexander Drew, an Authority chancellor who turned into a vampire when he was just 9 years old, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Also guest-starring in Season 5: Christopher Meloni, Carolyn Hennesy and Peter Mensah.

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