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

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

  2. What happened to Jessica???

  3. alexander skarsgård, gift dig med mig!

  4. You missed listing Andy Mackenzie.

  5. 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 …

  6. I hope Pam is still around

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

  8. there is werewolves and fairies wowowowowo

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

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

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