I hope everyone around the World who loves True Blood has a fantastic New Years and even greater 2011! Because all it means is more True Blood episodes and books from Charlaine Harris!
EW is reporting that the young actor will be joining as a member of the Hot Shot crew Jason has gotten mixed up with last season.
"Even more new characters for True Blood! Yes, it’s true: In Treatment‘s Dane DeHaan has been cast as Timbo, a teen resident of Hotshot. Recall that Hotshot is HQ for the werepanthers, so I’m guessing DeHaan will be panther-ing it up. Rebecca Wisocky has also been cast as Queen Mab, according to Deadline. DeHaan kicked ass as Jesse on In Treatment this season, so I’m thrilled to see him get another high-profile gig. Jesse was a moody, unpredictable gay teenager trying to find his place in the world, especially in the context of being adopted and not always meshing with his parents. It was a demanding part, especially because Jesse was often annoying and mean and myopic — you know, a teenager.
Here’s my one concern, and it’s one I’ve had for a while now: There are already a lot of characters on True Blood. Like, a lot a lot. I love the show when it focuses on the core characters, but I just couldn’t care less about, oh, the dog-fighting circuit from last season. Give me more Eric, Bill, and Sookie! Give me less Crystal, please.
But maybe I’m alone on this one. Do you True Blood fans share my concern that the storylines might be spread among too many characters? Or are you a the-more-the-merrier kind of PopWatcher?
Actress Rutina Wesley (Tara) spoke to Digital Spy about what we should expect for Season 4 next year.
"Rutina Wesley has announced that the fourth season of True Blood is going to be exciting.
Wesley spoke to Access Hollywood about the HBO series, stating that the next season will bring some changes for her character Tara Thornton.
"It's gonna be a crazy season four," said Wesley. "There's gonna be some changes with Tara, hopefully some power and some strength. And not be tied up all the time."
The actress would not say anything about the cliffhanger to the third season, which involved Tara leaving Bon Temps in a convertible, possibly never to be seen again.
"That's the big question," said Wesley of whether or not Tara will return. "I can't tell you that. I love my job too much."
Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the casting of the Fairy Claudette's brother has finally been made as well as other new characters. Not exactly loving the fairy castings so far, kind of underwhelming. Here's hoping that maybe they wear a people suit and are more mystical underneath?
"EXCLUSIVE: True Blood has tapped Hawthorne actress Christina Moore to join the season 4 cast as a recurring. Moore — whose credits also include MADtv, That '70s Show, and 90210 — will play Suzanne McKittrick, a WASPy Texas housewife who possesses certain special abilities. Moore will shoot her True Blood arc while on hiatus from Hawthorne; production on the TNT drama's third season (its first with new showrunner John Tinker) is scheduled to get underway this spring. Also landing multi-episode arcs on the upcoming season of True Blood are Neil Hopkins (a.k.a. Charlie's brother Liam on Lost) as Claude, Claudine’s (Lara Pulver) mysterious brother, and Chris Butler (The Good Wife) as Emory, a prissy and conservative shapeshifter with his own agenda. Both are repped by SDB Partners. Hopkins is managed by One Talent; Butler by Pine River."
The Stuff NZ News site spoke to the New Zealand native, Anna Paquin on hiding her natural accent to play the sweet southern Sookie Stackhouse.
"Anna Paquin has problems stopping her New Zealand accent "bubbling" to the surface. The actress plays Sookie Stackhouse in American vampire show True Blood, which has been a huge hit across the globe. The role requires Anna to put on a US accent, and she has been praised for her believable speaking voice.
However, recently she has found traces of her true accent have been creeping into takes. The problem has got so bad Anna has stopped phoning her friends and family at home before she's due on set as she thinks chatting to them is part of the problem.
"It still comes up now and again. It's especially bad after I've been on the phone to my mum or my sister," she laughed. "But I have been away from home for such a long time on the whole I don't tend to have that accent. It's still there though - bubbling underneath."
Anna is married to her True Blood co-star Stephen Moyer, who is from the UK. He finds putting on a special voice for his role as vampire Bill Compton easy, and says visiting different areas in the US inspired him to make sure he gets it just right.
"It's never been a struggle," he has explained. "To be honest with you I've always felt very, very comfortable with it. I love the accent, I think it's a beautiful accent, it's really fun to do."