Saturday, May 8, 2010

NZ actress has a comic-book makeover

Kiwi star Anna Paquin is being immortalised in a comic book - but some are questioning her cartoon likeness to the real thing.

Paquin's hit show True Blood is being adapted into a series of comics by America's HBO TV network and publisher IDW.

The comics are written by the show's creator Allan Ball and his scriptwriters and promise "the same erotically-charged romance, wry humour and intriguing mystery and suspense the show has become known for".

The depiction of Paquin's character Sookie Stackhouse has drawn mixed reactions.

LA-based Kiwi blogger Horiwood said he loved the way the cartoon Stackhouse looked more like Angelina Jolie than Paquin.

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Lady Jane said...

wonders if CH will get any residuals from this or because it is created by Alan Ball and he has "rights" will he get everything.