'The Killing's' Michelle Forbes does a 180 from 'True Blood'

In AMC's new series "The Killing," Michelle Forbes plays a woman whose teenage daughter has been murdered, and it delves deeply into her and her family's grief.So in other words, she's about as far removed from Maryann Forester on "True Blood" as it's possible to get. "That was indeed the point," Forbes tells Zap2it with a laugh. "The Killing," which premieres April 3, follows the aftermath of the killing of a 17-year-old girl named Rosie Larsen (Katie Findlay) in Seattle. It follows the homicide detectives (Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman) who catch the case, a city councilman (Billy Campbell) who has a connection to the case, and Rosie's family, including parents Mitch (Forbes) and Stan Larsen (Brent Sexton).The family "is part of this very sad kitchen-sink drama," Forbes says in the video above, which we shot with her Monday (March 21) following her appearance on the KTLA morning show. "It takes each [episode] as a...



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