True Blood Season 3 Casting Round Up (SPOILERS) (UPDATED)

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Judging by the number of emails we’re getting telling us about the new cast members for True Blood‘s third season, it appears our news items are getting lost below the fold on the front page. (A tip: subscribe to our RSS feed and/or Twitter to make sure you don’t miss anything!) In the interest of keeping everyone up to date, we’ve compiled this list of season 3 casting news so far.

WARNING: Character spoilers below!

Denis O’Hare – Russell Edgington, King of Mississippi, vampire

Grant Bowler – Coot, leader of a motorcycle gang, werewolf

Theo Alexander – Talbot, Russell’s “trophy husband”, vampire

Shannon Lucio – Caroline Compton, Bill’s wife before he was turned, human

Marshall Allman – Tommy Mickens, Sam’s younger brother, possible shifter

J. Smith-Cameron – Melinda Mickens, Sam’s mother, possible shifter

James Frain – Franklin Mott, Tara’s love interest, vampire

Alfre Woodard – Ruby Jean Reynolds, Lafayette’s mother, human

Natasha Alam – Yvetta, dancer at Fangtasia/Eric’s lover, human?

Gregg Daniel – Reverend Daniels, Lettie Mae’s pastor, human

Joe Manganiello – Alcide, assists Sookie in searching for Bill, were

Cooper Huckabee – Joe Lee Mickens, husband of Melinda, human

Lindsay Pulsipher – Crystal Norris, has a connection to Jason, were

Kevin Alejandro – Jesus Velasquez, love interest for Lafayette, human

Brit Morgan – Debbie Pelt, Alcide’s ex, were

Hans Tester – Ulfrick Northman, Eric’s father, human

Melissa Rauch – Summer, love interest for Hoyt, human

Grainger Hines – Colonel John Flood, packmaster, were

Dawn Olivieri – Janice Herveaux, Alcide’s sister, human?

Gregory Sporleder – Calvin Norris, leader of Hotshot, were

Lauren Bowles – Holly Cleary, waitress at Merlotte’s, human

Vincent Ward – Hollis, owner of were bar, were?

Lara Pulver – Claudine, Sookie’s protector, fairy

Michael Steger – Tony, prostitute, human

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  1. ida

    May 8, 2010 at 7:10 am

    whatt?!! Eric has another human lover yvetta? WTF?!!

  2. Alice

    May 9, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    What happened to Jessica???

  3. svenskan

    May 14, 2010 at 3:22 pm

    alexander skarsgård, gift dig med mig!

  4. Glada

    May 15, 2010 at 2:05 am

    You missed listing Andy Mackenzie.

  5. ethan

    May 17, 2010 at 9:28 pm

    who’s the girl in the new official trailer #2?! the one with her shirt off who makes out with eric(?)?? I can’t find her anywhere on the list …

    • Mel

      May 18, 2010 at 7:58 am

      That’s Yvetta, the exotic dancer Eric hires for Fangtasia.

  6. Gary

    May 20, 2010 at 2:36 pm

    I hope Pam is still around

    • Glenn

      June 4, 2010 at 6:46 am

      Pam will definitely still be around on the show as if things go like in the books, down the road, she will have a major part in helping Sookie fight against evil!

  7. Liv

    May 24, 2010 at 5:05 am

    Why are they making us wait soooo long for the season 3 premiere!!!

  8. wowowow

    June 2, 2010 at 2:38 pm

    there is werewolves and fairies wowowowowo

  9. True Lover

    June 11, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    Fairies and Werewolves!?!?!?!? I can’t w8888888888888!!!!! Yes!!!

  10. MRod

    June 14, 2010 at 11:28 am

    So no Bubba? This would be where he would show up.

    • Mel

      June 14, 2010 at 3:17 pm

      As Alan Ball has said many, many times, he does not intend to include Bubba on the show.

  11. Lil Ma

    July 29, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    Will Sookie find out what her powers are exactly in this season?