Saturday, April 25, 2009

True Blood: Evan Rachel Wood to Play Vampire Queen

I know, I know there are mistakes : the start date is June 14th and this guy writes for TVGuide, this is either a changed storyline for TB or another mistake about who sends Bill and Sookie to Dallas, and the Queen does not appear ( in person) in the Sookie Stackhouse books until after Book 5 ( short story: One Word Answer ) and she isn't even mentioned until Book 3 or by name until Book 6.


Evan Rachel Wood will play a vampire queen on the second season of HBO's True Blood, has confirmed.

Wood will play the Queen of Louisiana, a 400-year-old vampire who rules over the undead world residing in the Bayou State. In the Sookie Stackhouse novels on which the series is loosely based, the Queen is a pivotal character in Books 2 and 3, as it's on her authority that Bill and Sookie leave Bontemps for a secret mission to Texas. Wood has signed on for two episodes, but she is likely to recur throughout the series.

The actress' last television role was as a bulimic lesbian teen on ABC's Once and Again, which left the air in 2002. She recently appeared in Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler opposite Oscar nominee Mickey Rourke.

True Blood's second season debuts on June 16.