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 .
HBO is quietly developing dare I say in the dead of night? a Broadway musical based on its popular vampire series True Blood. Director Pam MacKinnon, who barely survived the fiasco that was China Doll, recently staged a workshop here. The cast included Ellen Foley (of TVs Night Court), Claybourne Elder (Broadways Bonnie... Read More... http://nypost.com/2016/06/30/a-true-blood-musical-is-in-the-works/
He may be dating fashion guru Alexa Chung, but Alexander Skarsgård has espoused the kissing skills of another red hot celebrity - his True Blood co-star Ryan Kwanten . Appearing on Tuesday night's installation of The Project, Alexander was asked to select the best kisser out of Australian actors Margot Robbie , Nicole Kidman and Ryan Kwanten - all of whom he had once shared an on-screen smooch with. Read the full article at DailyMail .
Lets hope Anna Paquins been keeping up with her Southern accent, because her latest role will take her out of Louisiana and into Texas. EW has confirmed that Paquin hasbeen cast in ABCs upcoming legal pilot, Broken . Produced by Reese Witherspoon and written by Fear the Walking Dead... ....Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/8aVPrJ8YAPA/anna-paquin-abc-pilot-broken
Brace for SIX-pack zingers in five, four, three, two True Bloods enviably torsod Joe Manganiello has landed a starring role in SIX, History channels eight-episode drama about an elite team of Navy SEALs whose 2014 mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with the terrorists.  http://tvline.com/2016/02/17/joe-manganiello-six-cast-navy-seal-drama-history-channel/
From werewolf to vampire hunter: True Blood actress Kelly Overton has been cast as the lead in Syfy’s new series Van Helsing. The new 13-episode reimagining centers on Vanessa Helsing, a descendent of the Van Helsing lineage of warriors who must lead mankind in the vampire-ruled post-Rising world. Overton played werewolf RIkki Naylor in True Blood and has recently appeared in Legends and Beauty and the Beast. The show will also star Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, Paul Johansson, David Cubitt, and Tim Guinee. Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/FmToQ_rnuHY/van-helsing-syfy-kelly-overton
Rutina Wesley has landed the lead role on new OWN series Queen Sugar, TheWrap has learned. The series hails from Selma director Ava DuVernay and will also feature Oprah Winfrey in a recurring role. DuVernay will write, direct and executive produce the project, her first TV drama series. Winfrey will also executive produce. When the production begins later in 2015, it will mark Winfreys first acting role on her own network. Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/true-blood-star-rutina-wesley-lands-lead-in-ava-duvernays-own-series-queen-sugar/
Charlaine Harris is bringing her supernatural trilogy to the small screen. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/JOjGwab00CE/story01.htm
Vincent Kartheiser, Anna Camp, Ron Livingston and Natascha McElhone will topline the National Geographic telepic. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/-WjSrI4-_sE/story01.htm
Alexander Skarsgard of HBO's True Blood was first spotted with UK model and TV host Alexa Chung three months ago on a coffee date. But sources now say that things 'are getting serious' between the ... Read More... http://www.starpulse.com/news/Jason_Gallagher/2015/06/01/true-bloods-alexander-skarsgard-gettin?ref_src=news_rss