Tag Archives: Nelsan Ellis

The True Blood – Veronica Mars Connection


If you pay attention to popular culture, most likely you’ve been seeing a lot of talk about the Veronica Mars movie opening in limited release this weekend. Funded by fans of the TV show, the movie continues the story of a teenage private investigator 10 years after high school graduation. But did you know that True Blood and Veronica Mars ... Read More »


Lisa and Nelsan Ellis

It’s Throwback Thursday Truebies! Every Thursday I’ll be posting some of my fave pics of True Blood cast members (I’m always on the lookout for them) as well as moments we loved on the show! This week is a flashback from Dragon Con 2010 where I got to meet Nelsan Ellis for the first time! He was awesome! I love ... Read More »

Hey! Nelsan Ellis Lands Major Role in James Brown Film


Nelsan Ellis is nailing the big films and this latest is going to be huge. The James Brown biopic, Get On Up, signed Ellis to play Brown’s close friend and music collaborator, Bobby Byrd. Get On Up is produced by Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger (!), and stars Viola Davis and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer. Directing is Tate Taylor. Production begins soon ... Read More »

PHOTOS: True Blood Panel at Comic Con 2013


How about a round of applause for our photographer for this year’s Comic Con True Blood Panel, Mynda. Huzzah! Over one hundred photos were taken yesterday afternoon and they are gorgeous! Here are a sample of the photos with Anna Paquin, Sam Trammell, Nelsan Ellis, Deborah Ann Woll, Rutina Wesley, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Joe Manganiello, Ryan Kwanten, Anna Camp, ... Read More »

PHOTOS: True Blood Live Photo Booth Fun with the Cast


Prior to last night’s True Blood Live event, the cast of True Blood had fun with a photo booth set up to let them Tweet pics of themselves out to fans. Some are adorable, some are sedate, and then there are the photos of Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, and Alexander Skarsgard. What a bunch of goofballs! Read More »

PHOTOS: True Blood Cast Celebrates Season 6 on the Red Carpet


The cast and creative team (and fans and media) celebrated the return of True Blood with a red carpet premiere party tonight in Los Angeles. We’ll be adding photos to our red carpet album as they come in, so be sure to refresh! (Untagged versions coming as soon as we can get them.) Also be sure to check out HBO’s ... Read More »

Nelsan Ellis to add spoken word piece on rap album

Nelsan Ellis is teaming up with up and coming rapper, Malachi, to add a spoken word piece to his new album. Nelsan’s piece will be included in the song “Part II The Schizo Speaks“. The album, “New World“, is due to be released in early 2013. Check out this article on Examiner.com for more information and to read the spoken ... Read More »

Nelsan Ellis to Direct Play in Chicago

Nelsan Ellis will go behind the scenes this autumn to direct “Hoo Doo Love” at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago. According to the Chicago Tribune, this first production of a new  theater company called The Collective Theatre, made up of six African-American friends who attended high school together in Dolton, Ill., in the 1990s. Along with Ellis, the other founders of The ... Read More »

Bitten 3 Convention Report

Bitten 3 Convention 17th to 19th August 2012 Park Inn,Northampton,UK  For the final time, Massive Events have given all of us UK Truebies a great weekend and a fun filled send off to an amazing series of conventions. Nelsan Ellis, Lauren Bowles, Tara Buck and Lindsay Pulsipher were lovely guests, who were so approachable and down to earth. Our biggest ... Read More »