True Blood is coming back for another season and producers are still casting for episodes they are still shooting.
Production on True Blood began in early 2013 and the show is scheduled to have a season that includes 10 episodes. Yes, it’s going to be a short season for True Blood fans! True Blood season 6 premieres June 16 on HBO.
True Blood season 6 is also gaining a few cast members. Jurnee Smollett-Bell is joining True Blood as is Amelia Rose Blaire. Both actresses are rumored to have landed recurring parts in the hit HBO vampire series.
Smollett-Bell will play the part of Nicole, a woman with a rosey outlook who wants to do no wrong. Amelia Blaire will play Willa who is the Governor’s daughter.
Also, the show will introduce a new Vampire this season. The new vampire is rumored to be a hunk who will create yet one more love triangle in the series.
True Blood stars
Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse
Stephen Moyer as Bill Compton
Sam Trammell as Sam Merlotte
Ryan Kwanten as Jason Stackhouse
Rutina Wesley as Tara Thornton
Chris Bauer as Andy Bellefleur
Nelsan Ellis as Lafayette Reynolds
Carrie Preston as Arlene Fowler
and Alexander Skarsgård
For those that are not familiar with the HBO series, True Blood is a supernatural drama about vampires and other mythical creatures. The show is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of books that is written by Charlaine Harris. The series and the books tell a story of a fictional town called Bon Temps where vampires and humans live together. The fictional town in set in Louisiana. The shows main character is Sookie Stackhouse who is played by Anna Paquin. Anna plays a waitress in the town that has some special abilities. The show story depicts a world where vampires live among humans and finally showed themselves after years of being hidden due to the creation of a synthetic blood called ‘tru blood’.
The show is going to premiere in June of 2013. The show is now shooting its last few episodes so it is not yet too late to get in as an extra. For those of you who are dying to get in on the series, you better keep your eyes peeled for the extras casting calls.