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Funeral Service Set for 'True Blood' Star Nelsan Ellis

The beloved actor died July 8 due to heart failure. He was 39.  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/cSKi1NVh-e4/nelsan-ellis-funeral-service-set-1021386

36 Lafayette Reynolds Quotes from True Blood

We're recalling some of the best lines from Lafayette Reynolds on True Blood. Nobody could deliver a line like NelsanEllis. Enjoy! 1. Hey, Hookah. How you doin'? what are you doing here? I work he... Lafayette: Hey, Hookah. How you doin'? what are you doing here? Tara: I work here. Lafayette: Oh, no the hell you don't! Tara: Oh, yes...  ...Read More...   https://www.tvfanatic.com/slideshows/36-lafayette-reynolds-quotes-from-true-blood/

True Blood Star Nelsan Ellis "Lafayette" Dies at 39

Nobody is going to contradict this statement: Lafayette Reynoldswas one of the most memorable and lovable characters on HBO's True Blood. Nelsan Ellis, who brought him to life in remarkable fashion, has passed away at the age of 39, according to a brief report on The Hollywood Reporter. As testament to the beauty of Ellis' craft and charisma as an actor, the character of Lafayette died in the books written by Charlaine Harris, but lived on during the HBO series merely because of what he did with the material.   ...Read More...   https://www.tvfanatic.com/2017/07/true-blood-star-nelsan-ellis-lafayette-dies-at-39/

Stephen Moyer Has Mixed Feelings About the True Blood Finale (Exclusive Video)

True Blood star Stephen Moyer can empathize with fans who had trouble wrapping their heads aroundthe HBO shows polarizing series finale. The popular vampire saga, which was based on the books by Charlaine Harris, wrapped up its seven-season run in August 2014 with Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) helping a sickly Bill Compton plunge a stake into his own heart. Moyer, who played Bill, tells TheWrap hes not convinced that the showopted forthe best conclusion. Youve got to end a show some way, and at the time, it was explained to me in an interesting way, Moyer says. And the idea that my character, Vampire Bill, was giving Sookie life by dying, and the fact that he chooses death in order to give her life, is the ultimate sacrifice of love.  ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/p1652345/

We've Peen It All Before: Alexander Skarsgård's NSFW 'Big Little Lies' Scene Breaks The Internet - MoviePilot

From True Blood to Tarzan , Battleship to Big Little Lies , Alexander Skarsgård is one of Hollywood's hottest actors, both metaphorically and physically. Currently he is showing us more than we might have bargained for as the abusive Perry Wright on David E. Kelley's Big Little Lies , standing "tall" against the likes of Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. Clearly not afraid to flash some flesh, fans of HBO's dark drama were shocked when they got an eyeful of Alexander Skarsgård in the show's sixth episode. You may remember that he previously got the red stuff flowing with an all-too short full-frontal scene in True Blood , however, this time, Skarsgård forced his on-screen wife Celeste (Kidman) into the shoe closet — wang first. Read the full article at MoviePilot.com .

True Blood alum rocks the boat for This Is Us family

The marriage of Rebecca (Mandy Moore) and Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) on This Is Us seemed too perfect. She described him as her superhero. He has surpassed all television expectations as a great husband and dad. Therefore, it must be time to introduce a spy in the house of love. And if he plays the piano,...  ...Read More... http://nypost.com/2017/02/13/true-blood-alum-rocks-the-boat-for-this-is-us-family/

Joe Manganiello Will Play Deathstroke in Ben Afflecks Batman Movie

DC Entertainment executive Geoff Johns confirms casting the "True Blood" and "Magic Mike" star.  Read More... http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2016/09/08/joe-manganiello-will-play-deathstroke-in-ben-afflecks-batman-movie/?mod=WSJBlog

Anna Paquin to Star in Transgender Crime Drama 'Bellevue'

The 'True Blood' alum continues her return to series regular television opposite co-stars Allen Leech and Shawn Doyle.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/LG2JQr4ukNY/anna-paquin-star-transgender-crime-923913

HBO Orders New Family Drama from True Blood Creator

Six Feet Under and True Blood creator Alan Ball will launch another drama on HBO next year. Ball's new untitled, multi-racial family drama has been picked up straight to series at the premium cable network, according to Deadline . The show centers on a philosophy professor, his lawyer wife, their ... ..  Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/hbo-picks-up-alan-ball-family-drama-series/?rss=breakingnews

Report: HBO's True Blood to Become Musical - TVLine.com

Goodbye, Bon Temps. Hello, Broadway? HBO’s now-cancelled vampire drama True Blood is in the very early stages of becoming a musical, the New York Post reports. Details are scarce, but per the Post: The musical is set in the same little Louisiana town as the long-running supernatural drama and the script could use a heavy edit; still, the music and the book is "fun." Also, series creator Alan Ball reportedly has some degree of involvement. Read the full article at TVLine.com .