Friday, June 25, 2010

Rising Star: ‘True Blood’s’ Joe Manganiello

LOS ANGELES, Calif. --
For a man, it must be hard not to judge “True Blood’s” newest hunk, Joe Manganiello.
Towering 6’5” into the skies, he has the body of a Greek god, his torso a symmetrically perfect series of heavenly-blessed abs and pecs. He has the smooth, olive tan of a Portuguese soccer player and the square cut jaw line of an all-American hero. And then there are those eyes – a bewitching shade of brown that can flicker with hints of wonderment and magic or, in an instant, can turn steely, dark and brooding.
The “True Blood” newcomer — and’s newest Rising Star — looks like the kind of guy who every gent in the bar wants to be, and every girl wants to be with — but that would be too easy, and simple is everything Joe is not.
He’s the latest major casting choice in Season 3 of HBO’s “True Blood,” making his debut in the franchise this Sunday as Alcide Herveaux, a beloved character from Charlaine Harris’ “Sookie Stackhouse” novels, but had he been a little more average and a little less inspired, Joe would today most likely be nearing the end of a career in professional athletics

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TeamEricSookie said...

Good Lord...this man is going to be a HUGE hit in Season 3. Wait until Comic-Con next month. He, Alex and Nelsan will probably get the majority of the screams and fanfare from the audience. Mark my words.


" Dallas " said...

I think you are right TES !
I think we'll see lots of Alcide in True Blood!

Allison Joy Phillips said...

Hi Dallas!
I just discovered your blog, I'm on a Vampire Kick!

I hope you get a chance to visit me at Manic in The City!, I'll be checking here for TrueBlood updates!! Thanks!

" Dallas " said...