Friday, May 25, 2012

King of the City

On Thursday, May 24, the Outer Critics Circle presented their 62nd annual awards at Sardi's Restaurant, Denis O'Hare was a recipient of the award for An Iliad. 
OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE:Denis O’Hare for An Iliad. Congratulations to Denis O'Hare, how lucky are we to have actor of his caliber on True Blood?  Source Source
That TVGuide article keeps on giving, now a video!-

An interview with new were, Kelli Overton, from's The Clicker . The photo is from HBO so I would say it's a new image they released or will soon.
There's a sexy new werewolf named Rikki in Bon Temps, but don’t hold your breath for a romance between her and the suddenly single Alcide on the new season of "True Blood."
“All I can say is that everybody knows Alcide (Joe Manganello) is holding a candle for Sookie (Anna Paquin),” Kelly Overton, who plays Rikki on the show this summer, told
“And who is to say that he is even (Rikki’s) type? She definitely lives life a little more on the edge than he does. It is definitely going to take a unique sort of person/being to catch Rikki’s eye and actually keep her interest.”
Overton -- a former high-school track star and mother of a 1-year-old girl -- describes her character as “tough and resourceful.”
“Rikki is pretty much the polar opposite of a damsel in distress,” she told “You don’t want to be on her bad side, that is for sure!”
“When we meet Rikki, she is not in the best of moods. Her pack master has gone missing,” Overton explained. “That is a pretty big deal in her world. She is pretty determined. She won’t let anyone or anything get in the way of finding out what happened to him."
Overton also noted that in the upcoming season, viewers will finally meet the Authority, the vampire council that rules over all bloodsuckers.
“We really kind of see the politics and the power struggle between the Authority’s agenda -- which is to drink Tru Blood and mainstream this society with humans. You know, coexist. We see that and the fundamentalist vampires, who are subscribing to beliefs that they are superior to humans. Humans are merely a food source,” she added.
“So this season is really different in that there is a lot of politically charged drama, which is something that always existed within the show, but until now they never really fully explored it and all the impact it will have on the characters. ... There is a lot of characters asking what side are they on.” more at the link above.

Thanks to Tumblr's FyeahJoeManganiello for the scan, he is also in the Hot Bodies issue (we posted Ryan's pic yesterday).
Skarsgardfans saw another version of the Everything is at Stake promo and posted more screencaps. Either this is an I'm sorry Pam or goodbye Pam scene.
Brian has his 30 Greatest True Blood Moments up HERE, I was linking to his videos and recaps (first from Afterelton) at LTV, within a month they were all over because the man is that good. His "Whatever Sookie" moments are hysterical.
As a horror fan since I was a toddler (Zacherle started it) I was a fan of Campblood and when the recaps started, then the vlogs I was in pigblood heaven.
I love a writer who is also a fan of the shows they review and in Brian you have that in spades. His recaps of Dexter are so good with his 'Deb You Taunt" feature so get to Campblood and read. 
Though we have the episodes synopses already, this is from the Official HBO Press Release-
June’s episodes:
Episode #49: “Turn! Turn! Turn!”
Debut: SUNDAY, JUNE 10 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: June 10 (11:00 p.m.), 13 (10:00 p.m.), 14 (11:00 p.m.) and 16 (12:30 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: June 11 (9:00 p.m.), 14 (8:00 p.m.), 15 (11:00 p.m.), 17 (3:15 p.m.) and 29 (9:00 p.m.)
Sookie (Anna Paquin) and Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis) struggle with the aftermath of Tara’s (Rutina Wesley) shooting, while also cleaning up after Debbie Pelt. Meanwhile, Bill (Stephen Moyer) and Eric (Alexander Skarsgård), cleaning up a mess of their own, are visited by the Vampire Authority, one of whom is Nora (Lucy Griffiths), a woman from Eric’s past. In search of the missing Marcus, Alcide’s (Joe Manganiello) werewolf pack comes after Sam (Sam Trammell). With Bill away, Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) enjoys her new freedom by partying with local college kids; Jason (Ryan Kwanten) is visited by the recently turned Rev. Steve Newlin (Michael McMillian); Terry’s (Todd Lowe) PTSD is reignited by Patrick Devins (Scott Foley), an old Iraq War buddy; and Alcide turns up at Sookie’s to warn her about the recently resurfaced Russell Edgington (Denis O’Hare).
Written by Brian Buckner; directed by Daniel Minahan.
Episode #50: “Authority Always Wins”
Debut: SUNDAY, JUNE 17 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: June 17 (11:05 p.m.), 20 (10:00 p.m.), 21 (11:00 p.m.) and 23 (10:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: June 18 (9:00 p.m.), 21 (8:00 p.m.), 22 (11:00 p.m.), 24 (4:15 p.m.) and 29 (10:00 p.m.)
At the Vampire Authority headquarters in New Orleans, Bill and Eric meet Salome (Valentina Cervi) and become acquainted with the Authority’s interrogation techniques. Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) recalls her human life as the madam of the Comstock Brothel in San Francisco, and her first encounter with Eric. Werewolves J.D. (Louis Herthum) and Rikki (Kelly Overton) pay tribute to Marcus, but Alciderefuses to participate or take his rightful place as the new packmaster. Martha Bozeman (Dale Dickey) shows up wanting to see her granddaughter, causing conflict for Sam and Luna (Janina Gavankar). Fearing Russell’s return, Sookie procures a home-protection system; Arlene (Carrie Preston) tries to get to the bottom of Terry’s erratic behavior; Steve Newlin stops by with an offer for Jessica; and Jason feels the brunt of hiswomanizing ways.
Written by Mark Hudis; directed by Michael Lehmann.
Episode #51: “Whatever I Am, You Made Me”
Debut: SUNDAY, JUNE 24 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: June 24 (12:35 a.m.), 27 (10:00 p.m.), 28 (11:15 p.m.) and 30 (9:30 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: June 25 (9:00 p.m.), 28 (8:00 p.m.) and 29 (11:00 p.m.), and July 1 (1:30 p.m.)
Bill and Eric barter for their lives with the Authority Chancellors and their leader, Roman (Christopher Meloni). Salome and Roman enlist a new ally in the face of Russell’s return. Sookie goes to Fangtasia to ask for help from Pam, who is still caught up in her memories of Eric and the strange murders at the Comstock Brothel. Andy’s dalliance with Holly (Lauren Bowles) comes back to bite him in the butt; later, he’s visited by Gordon (Steve Rankin) and Barbara Pelt (Linda Purl), who are searching for Debbie. Jason bumps into an old high school teacher, but their reunion brings up conflicting feelings.
Written byRaelle Tucker; directed by David Petrarca.

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