PHOTO: First Look at Lucy Griffiths on True Blood {SPOILERS}

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Lucy Griffiths joins True Blood for season 5, and TV Guide has our first (clear) look at Eric’s vampire sister plus a brief interview with the actress. You can see Nora in action in the teaser trailer for True Blood season 5 as well.
Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, and Lucy Griffiths on the set of True Blood season 5

“She’s an irreverent British lady who we think was turned during Elizabethan or Victorian times,” Lucy reveals. “It’s been years since she’s seen Eric, and she is very excited. She looks up to him, but they’ve had a fiery love/hate relationship in the way that brothers and sisters do.”

Nora is also part of the Vampire Authority ruling council, which will play a big part in the new season. In this exclusive photo from the premiere, Nora, Eric (Alexander Skarsgård) and Bill (Stephen Moyer) are on the attack. “It occurs just after I’ve met them, and it’s a reaction to being taken by surprise by some threatening characters,” teases the beautiful Brit, best known for playing Marian in the 2006-09 Robin Hood series.

Eight episodes into filming, there’s no great Bon Temps romance for Nora, but Lucy has her eye on another new series regular: Italian actress Valentina Cervi, who plays ancient vampire seductress Salome: “They’re very close.”

Can. Not. Wait!

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  1. esw45

    April 30, 2012 at 10:05 am

    Nora sounds interesting…..I guess this also.answers the question about who Eric was,kissing in the promo….must be Salome the seductresses…..

    • Sookieeleana

      April 30, 2012 at 12:21 pm

      I’m still going with Nora – a heat of the moment thing!

    • Devi

      May 1, 2012 at 11:33 am

      In which teaser was Eric kissing someone? I totally must’ve missed that! lol.

      • Mel

        May 1, 2012 at 11:49 am

        The season 5 promo, linked in the article above.

  2. esw45

    April 30, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    Sookieleana, I hope so because that would mean based on what she says he hasn’t slept with her…..which would be a nice change on TB