CASTING NEWS: Meet Alcide!
The most anticipated new character for True Blood‘s third season is Alcide, the were who makes things even more interesting for Sookie. The Hollywood Reporter just announced that How I Met Your Mother hottie Joe Manganiello landed the role. Kudos to the Truebies who called this one!
It’s been a busy couple of days in True Blood casting news. In case you missed it, here’s the current round up. 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
Cooper Huckabee – Joe Lee Mickens, wife of Melinda, human