Monday, December 5, 2011

True Blood Grammy Nomination

The Grammy Award nominations have been announced , True Blood’s Soundtrack has been nominated for a Grammy Award as Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media.

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 12, 2011 at 8pm ET/PT on CBS.

The nominees in this category are:

* Boardwalk Empire: Volume 1 (Various Artists) [Elektra]

* Burlesque: Christina Aguilera [RCA Records]

* Glee: The Music, Volume 4 (Glee Cast) [Columbia Records]

* Tangled: (Various Artists) [Walt Disney Records]

* True Blood: Volume 3 (Various Artists) [WaterTower Music]

True Blood’s creator Alan Ball and music supervisor, Gary Calamar for receiving a nomination for the Volume 3 soundtrack. - Charity Advent Calendar 2011 - Make a wish come true...

Fearnet Exclusive: Author Charlaine Harris on the Beginning and End of Sookie Stackhouse

True Blood may have many years left to it, but author Charlaine Harris has announced that the bestselling Sookie Stackhouse novels (a.k.a. the Southern Vampire Mysteries) on which the hit HBO series is based will conclude with the thirteenth volume (volume 12 is due out next year). I recently sat down with Harris for an extensive interview, which I'll be presenting in three parts. The next two parts will focus on Harris's thoughts about True Blood and on her upcoming graphic novel Cemetery Girl. But after the jump, you can read the first part of our conversation, in which Harris discusses her approach to writing, her influences, the creation of Sookie Stackhouse, the character's upcoming final adventures, and what she might do next.

You just finished writing the twelfth Sookie Stackhouse novel…

The penultimate book, because I'm going to finish with the thirteenth.

Is it tough to finish this series, to let it go?

It's tough to walk away from the money. [Laughs.] Yeah, it is going to be tough.

But you don't have to.

No. I don't have to. But I just felt like I'm finishing the story. I don't have anything left. That's what I've got. I don't want to keep writing when I'm running on empty. I think we all know writers who have continued to write the same characters when they run out of gas apparently. I just don't want to be like that.
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True Blood Season 5 Episode 2 title and more

SpoilerTV released the title for episode 5.02  “Authority Always Wins” as well as casting calls for Ep 1 and 2

Season 5 General - Series Regular
20 to 40. THE Salome from the Bible. Dark haired with dark features, exotic looking, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and /or African. An ancient vampire who is a world class seductress and fiercely intelligent. She also has quite a lot of madness in her. She is the most powerful person in every way yet capable of hiding this power when it serves her purposes.

25 to 35. Beautiful, any race, centuries old. A double agent working within the Vampire Authority. Eric's vampire "sister" a progeny of Godric. Intelligent, intimidating, cool under pressure and a very good liar. She loves Eric deeply, but has dedicated her life to a higher purpose.


[RIKKI] In her mid 20s, a dirty-beautiful werewolf, she demands to know what's become of the pack leader...RECURRING
[J.D.] 50s, a particularly large Marine-type werewolf, he refuses to bow down before the new pack leader...1 speech, 1 scene RECURRING

[ANNIE] In her late 40s, maybe 50, she's a powerful, respected werewolf within the pack due to her late son's position. She's determined to perform a particular ritual...RECURRING

[JUDGE CLEMENTS] 50ish, corrupt, a former athlete whose body has been neglected, this judge radiates power and uses his position to get a speeding ticket for his son fixed...3 speeches & 2 lines, 1 scene POSSIBLE RECURRING

[ROCKY] 16, Caucasian, a hunter, he is Holly's (Lauren Bowles) eldest son who doesn't think very highly of Holly...7 lines, 1 scene POSSIBLE RECURRING

[WADE] 14, Caucasian, a hunter, he is Holly's (Lauren Bowles) youngest son who is still willing to give Holly the benefit of the doubt...5 lines, 1 scene POSSIBLE RECURRING (22)

[DANIELLE] This female werewolf wonders how much longer a prisoner is going to last under interrogation...1 line, 1 scene POSSIBLE RECURING

[KENNETH] This male werewolf thinks a prisoner is stubborn and may not crack soon...1 line, 1 scene (40) POSSIBLE RECURRING

[CAT] 40, a vampire with no sense of humor, she's part of an underground railroad for vampires...2 lines, 1 scene POSSIBLE RECURRING

[CAMMY] This sorority girl with an especially hot body takes a liking to Jason (Ryan Kwanten) at a party and assumes they'll be having sex...GUEST STAR

[ZANDER] A particularly handsome frat boy, he feels an instant attraction to Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) at a party. They enjoy playing Rock Band 3 and singing a Jimi Hendrix song together...

[FRAT BOY #1] This frat boy enjoys playing drinking games at a party...3 lines, 2 scenes

[SORORITY GIRL #1] She attends a house party and declares Jessica the coolest vampire she's ever met...3 lines, 2 scenes

[HAYES] A large vampire of Eastern European descent, he is dispatched by the Authority to give the True Death to some other vampires...3 lines, 2 scenes

[BUDDY] In his early 20s, a road crew member and a friend of Hoyt's, he mocks Jason with the other guys...2 lines, 1 scene
[TEAM CAPTAIN #2 / DONNIE] Seen in flashback, this 6th grade boy bullies Sookie and is very angry and disturbed when she reveals something private about his life...3 lines, 1 scene

[TEAM CAPTAIN #1] Seen in flashback, this 12-year-old boy is a bully who doesn't pick Sookie for his kick ball team...1 line, 1 scene

Episode #502, "Authority Always Wins"

[KIBWE] Early 40s to early 60s. A slender African gentleman vampire, he's an Authority council member who believes rehabilitation for prisoners over stricter punishment...STRONG RECURRING

[ROSALYN HARRIS] 40s to 60s. A Texas vampire with "hair high enough to interfere with air traffic," she's an Authority council member with a homespun wisdom-spouting mouth and a firm hand...RECURRING

[ALEXANDER] 9 years old. An impetuous young vampire who was turned at the age of 9, he's an Authority council member who loves cigarettes and razzing his fellow council members...RECURRING

[DIETER BRAUN] 40s to 50s. Mature and self-possessed, calm and authoritative, with a piercing gaze, this vampire of average build is nevertheless extremely intimidating, and he uses innovative methods to torture a prisoner during an interrogation...

[CHRISTINE VAN HEUSEN] Late 20s to 30s. Seen on TV, she's a cute brunette newscaster for a CNN-type program who conducts a high-profile, in-depth interview...1 speech & 5 lines, 2 scenes

[CLERK] 30s to 40s. The kind of guy who buys pork rinds, he lives in a trailer and works at the Stake House, a home protection store that sells weapons designed to hurt vampires...3 speeches & 3 lines, 1 scene

[BOY] 14, determined, hurt, and angry, he punches Jason in the face for sleeping with his mom and breaking up his parents...6 lines, 1 scene

[ELLIS] 20s to mid 30s. A member of Jason's former road crew, he punches Jason in the face for sleeping with his wife...5 lines, 1 scene

[NIGEL] 30s to 40s. A grotesque-looking vampire prisoner, he's been scarred, burned and deformed -- punishment for his predilection for eating babies...5 lines, 1 scene

[WASHCLOTH HELEN] 20s to early 30s. Seen in flashback to 1905 in San Francisco, she's a young prostitute who snorts cocaine...2 lines, 1 scene
[HOT GIRL] A hot female college student at a kegger, she's excited when a notorious, unexpected guest shows up...3 lines, 1 scene

[HOT DUDE] A hot male college student at a kegger, he's excited when a notorious, unexpected guest shows up...2 lines, 2 scenes

[MAN] 30s to 40s. Seen in flashback to 1905 in San Francisco, this pleasant, well-dressed, seemingly non-threatening man is actually quite dangerous...2 lines, 1 scene