Friday, July 30, 2010

‘True Blood’s Denis O’Hare: ‘Things Start To Go Really Crazy’

King Russell is the diabolical, entertaining villain who is shaking up this season of ‘True Blood.’  So far Mississippi’s vampire king has managed to tear Bill (Stephen Moyer) and Sookie (Anna Paquin) apart, get Eric to do his bidding, and embarked on an ambitious plan to attack the human race with the help of a V-addicted pack of werewolves.  Denis O’Hare, an acclaimed theater actor who also plays Judge Abernathy on ‘The Good Wife,‘ is really sinking his teeth into the meaty role. He shared a secret about Russell’s opulent mansion, teases a scandalous upcoming sex scene and hints that soon the king’s reign will be challenged.
Is it good to be the king?
It’s good to be the king.  I can do whatever I want to.  I have a great house.  I get to order people around.  I eat who I want to. It’s fantastic.

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