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