TCA 2011 News: TRUE BLOOD Season 5 scoop plus E.P. Alan Ball returning for another year

Anna Paquin in TRUE BLOOD - Season 4 - "I'm Alive and on Fire" | ©2011 HBO/John P. Johnson

At today’s HBO session at the Summer 2011 TCA in Beverly Hills, TRUE BLOOD executive producer Alan Ball says he’s definitely on board for Season 5 of the series that stars Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse. “There will be an end for me on this show at some point, but I just closed a deal to do another season,” says Ball.  “I don’t have any desire to leave, because I’ve had more fun than I’ve ever had in my life.” As for scoops on the new seasons, Ball reveals they will be showing how one of the vampires were “made” […]Read On »

COMMENTS (0)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 4 – “Me and the Devil”

Anna Paquin and Alexander Skarsgard in TRUE BLOOD - Season 4 - "Me and the Devil" | ©2011 HBO/John P. Johnson

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello, Carrie Preston, Deborah Ann Woll, Jim Parrack, Kristin Bauer Von Straten, Todd Lowe, Kevin Alejandro, Fiona Shaw, Lindsay Pulsipher, Marshall Allman, Jessica Tuck, Dale Raoul, Janina Gavander, Courtney Ford, Allan Hyde,  Adina Porter Writer: Mark Hodis, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: Daniel Minahan Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: July 24, 2011 While last week’s episode of TRUE BLOOD felt every so slightly disjointed, as though it was (pardon the expression) vamping for time, “Me and the […]Read On »

COMMENTS (7)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 4 – “I’m Alive and on Fire”

Anna Paquin in TRUE BLOOD - Season 4 - "I'm Alive and on Fire" | ©2011 HBO/John P. Johnson

      Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello, Carrie Preston, Deborah Ann Woll, Jim Parrack, Kristin Bauer Von Straten, Todd Lowe, Kevin Alejandro, Fiona Shaw, Lindsay Pulsipher, Marshall Allman, Jessica Tuck, Dale Raoul, Janina Gavander, Courtney Ford Writer: Nancy Oliver, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: Michael Lehmann Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: July 17, 2011 “I’m Alive and on Fire” is the fourth episode of TRUE BLOOD’s Season Four. Individually, the various story threads are engaging, but one-third of the way […]Read On »

COMMENTS (2)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 4 – “If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin’”

Kristin Bauer van Straten in TRUE BLOOD - Season 4 - ""If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin’" | ©2011 HBO/John P. Johnson

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello, Carrie Preston, Deborah Ann Woll, Jim Parrack, Kristin Bauer Von Straten, Todd Lowe, Kevin Alejandro, Fiona Shaw, Lindsay Pulsipher, Marshall Allman, Jessica Tuck, Dale Raoul, Janina Gavander, Courtney Ford Writer: Alan Ball, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: David Petrarca Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: July 10, 2011 The craziness of the previous TRUE BLOOD episode unrolls consequences in “If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin’.” This is a particularly appropriate question for Jason (Ryan Kwanten), […]Read On »

COMMENTS (3)

Exclusive Photos from HBO’s TRUE BLOOD Fourth Season Los Angeles Premiere screening

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer at the Los Angeles Premiere for the fourth season of HBO's series TRUE BLOOD | ©2011 Sue Schneider

The fourth season of TRUE BLOOD just got started and on June 21st HBO held a Los Angeles Premiere at The Cinerama Dome in Hollywood to celebrate. Walking the blood red carpet were the stars of the series, which included: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Alexander Skarsgard, Marshall Allman, Chris Bauer, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Lauren Bowles, Nelsan Ellis, Janina Gavankar, Todd Lowe, Joe Manganiello, Jim Parrack, Carrie Preston, Fiona Shaw, Jessica Tuck, Deborah Ann Woll, Alexandra Breckenridge, Tara Buck Dan Buran, Dean Chekvala, Fiona Dourif, Annie Fitzgerald, Courtney Ford, Cooper Huckabee, Vedette Lim, Brit […]Read On »

COMMENTS (3)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 4 premiere – “She’s Not There”

Alexander Skarsgard, Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer. in TRUE BLOOD - Season 4 |©2011 HBO/Art Streiber

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Nelsan Ellis, Alexander Skarsgard, Deborah Ann Woll, Jim Parrack, Kristin Bauer Von Straten, Fiona Shaw, Chris Bauer, Kevin Alejandro Writer: Alexander Woo, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: Michael Lehmann Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: June 26, 2011 Nobody who hasn’t planted electronic listening devices in the writers’ room can claim TRUE BLOOD is predictable. The show is loaded with stunning moments, but in the Season Four opener “She’s Not There,” the creative team members have outdone themselves. Practically every single character is in a […]Read On »

COMMENTS (1)

TV Review: BONES – Season 6 – “The Change in the Game” – Season Finale

David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel in BONES - Season 6 - "The Change in the Game" | ©2011 Fox/Ray Mickshaw

Stars: David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne, Tamara Taylor, John Francis Daley, Michael Grant Terry, Ryan O’Neal, Kevin Alejandro Writers: Hart Hanson & Stephen Nathan Director: Ian Toynton Network: Fox, Thursdays @ 9 PM Airdate: May 19, 2011 Let’s cut to the chase here. When a TV series has a star who becomes pregnant in real life, the options are to write her out of several episodes, stash her behind desks and potted plants while she is “showing,” or just write the pregnancy into the series. As Emily Deschanel is the title character on BONES, writing her out […]Read On »

COMMENTS (24)

Exclusive Photos: TRUE BLOOD at PaleyFest2011

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer at the William S. Paley Television Festival (PaleyFest2011) featuring TRUE BLOOD | ©2011 Sue Schneider

Fans were everywhere …waiting for hours to see the cast and creator of TRUE BLOOD on March 5th at the William S. Paley Television Festival (PaleyFest2011). Walking into the press tent was:  Alan Ball (Creator/Executive Producer), Anna Paquin (Sookie Stackhouse), Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton), Alexander Skarsgard (Eric Northman), Rutina Wesley (Tara Thornton), Sam Trammel (Sam Merlotte), Marshall Allman (Tommy Mickens), Ryan Kwanten (Jason Stackhouse), Chris Bauer (Andy Bellefleur), Carrie Preston (Arlene Fowler), Todd Lowe (Terry Bellefleur), Jim Parrack (Hoyt Fortenberry), Deborah Ann Woll (Jessica Hamby), Nelsan Ellis (Lafayette Reynolds), Kevin Alejandro (Jesus Velasquez), Kristin Bauer (Pam De Beaufort), and Joe […]Read On »

COMMENTS (0)

Exclusive Interview: Tim Minear talks DRIVE, TERRIERS and more – Part 3

Mircea Monroe, Riley Smith, Melanie Lynskey, Emma Stone, Dylan Baker, Kristin Lehman, Nathan Fillion, Rochelle Aytes, Taryn Manning, Michael Hyatt, Kevin Alejandro and JD Pardo in DRIVE | ©Fox

Tim Minear created the Fox series DRIVE, which followed the participants in a secret, cross-country, high-stakes road race. DRIVE aired four episodes in April 2007, then was canceled with several completed episodes unaired. In the concluding portion of our exclusive three-part interview, Minear talks about DRIVE and the differences between running a show solo and in collaboration with creative partners. ASSIGNMENT X: As far as running your own show, working with Joss Whedon, working with Shawn Ryan – do you have a preference between being the person in charge, like you were on DRIVE, or working in collaboration? TIM MINEAR: […]Read On »

COMMENTS (1)
Increase your website traffic with Attracta.com
bottom round