Wednesday, August 4, 2010

‘True Blood’s New Waitress On Her Bewitching Abilities

This Sunday Lauren Bowles makes her ‘True Blood‘ debut as Merlotte’s newest waitress Holly Cleary.   Bowles, whose credits include everything from guest starring on numerous procedurals, to starring opposite her real life half-sister Julia Louis-Dreyfus in the comedy ‘Watching Ellie,’ is thrilled she landed a longterm role on one of her favorite shows.  She opened up about Holly’s secret powers, why the cast is afraid to give out spoilers, and what to order at Merlotte’s.

Tell me about your character, Holly Cleary.
What I can tell you, because it’s shrouded in secrecy on this show, [is that] I am the new waitress at Merlotte’s – a single working Mom.  I might have some interesting abilities that will develop as the show goes on.
There are some hints, at least judging by the books, that she might be a witch.
This is what I have been told.  This is what the word on the street is.  I’m not even joking.  They make you sign a confidentiality agreement, ‘You can tell nothing. Don’t say a word.’  But she does have some interesting abilities that will develop.

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