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Anna Paquin photo used on X-men Film’s Promotion

Posted by Lynnpd On March - 26 - 2014

True Blood’s Anna Paquin may have been been cut from the new X-Men movie, X-Men: Days Of Future Past altogether, but she is still being used for promo material.

Below is an image showing Anna on a “Pringles” box. Does this mean we can still expect Rogue to make an appearance?

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source: comicbookmovie.com

Alfre Woodard to play US President in “State of Affairs”

Posted by Lynnpd On March - 24 - 2014

Alfre+Woodard+2013+Winter+TCA+Tour+Day+12+glwt4_wJ5RQlLafayette’s mama in True Blood, Alfre Woodard will soon be seen playing the US President in ‘State Of Affairs’ opposite Katherine Heigl, who will play a maverick CIA officer.

Reportedly, the Oscar nominee will play President Roberta Payton who hires her late son’s former girlfriend, Heigl’s character, to be her legal briefer.

The Joe Carnahan-helmed CIA drama, which also stars ‘The Mob Doctor’s Cliff Chamberlain, will be produced by Alexi Hawley, Heigl and her mother Nancy, Bob Simonds, Sophie Watts, Julia Franz and Rodney Faraon.

 

source: wickedlocal.com

True Blood’s werewolf, Joe Manganiello is promoting his new film, “Sabotage” and also his documentary, “La Bare,” by making lots of publicity stops.

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He already appeared via video on Entertainment Tonight when ET’s Rocsi Diaz is on an exclusive training mission with the True Blood and Magic Mike star, who also delivers his best Ah-nuld impression! Watch the video, and stay tuned for Joe and Rocsi’s push-up contest!

Watch the video below:

 
And fans, mark your calendars for this coming week to see Joe on TV and on Twitter:
 
MONDAY, MARCH 24
 

On Monday Joe will be seen on the Queen Latifah show where he talks about directing the male stripper documentary “La Bare” and then brings his shirtless cast to demonstrate how it’s done!
 

 
TUESDAY MARCH 25
 

From 11am-12pm PST/2pm-3pm EST, Joe will participate in a live Twitter stream along with Arnold Schwarzenegger answering questions from their fans at IGN. You’re welcome to send your questions during the stream or you can even start sending us questions now! The earlier you send us questions, the more likely they won’t get lost in a flood of live tweets.

To participate in the event, just follow @IGN@Schwarzenegger@joemanganiello, and @SabotageMovie and once everyone’s followed, write out your question and add the following info: @IGN, the actor’s Twitter handle and use the hashtag #SabotageIGN.

Deborah Ann Woll and Luke Grimes in new film “Forever”

Posted by Lynnpd On March - 21 - 2014

Trailer for a new film “Forever,” starring True Blood’s Deborah Ann Woll and Luke Grimes who played James in Season 6.

FOREVER is a story about a young investigative reporter who following a tragic loss infiltrates a mysterious commune where she discovers how to live and love again. 

The film was co-written by Pilieva and Gill Dennis and stars Deborah Ann Woll & Luke Grimes. FOREVER is produced by The Art of Elysium.

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source: tatia-pilieva.com/#!forever

Alexander Skarsgård Joins Sundance Alumni Advisory Board

Posted by Lynnpd On March - 21 - 2014

Alexander+SkarsgardTrue Blood’s Alexander Skarsgård is one of the twelve new members just added to the Sundance Institute Alumni Advisory Board, a group of Institute-supported artists who volunteer their time and voices to share their experiences and to help tell the Sundance Institute story. The group represents the range of artists we support each year, including directors, screenwriters, actors, theatre artists and musicians. These artists have been a vital part of the independent film and theatre community and Sundance Institute family for years, and now take on an even bigger role with the Alumni Advisory Board.

They say the following about Alexander:

Alexander Skarsgård is a Swedish actor. He has been featured on HBO’s Generation Kill and True Blood. Alexander has appeared in a number of film projects including the remake of Straw Dogs (2011), Melancholia (2011), written and directed by Lars von Trier, the action Sci-Fi film Battleship (2012), The East (2013), directed by Zal Batmanglij, and most recently The Diary of a Teenage Girl, written and directed by Sundance Institute Fellow, Marielle Heller.

The other eleven new members are Chad Burris, R. J. Cutler, Cherry Jones, Diane Kruger, Chris Milk, Jason Reitman, Walter Moreira Salles, Jr., Lynn Shelton, Jenny Slate, Adam Smalley, and Roger Ross Williams.

Congratulations to Alex!

Read all about all the new members here: sundance.org

Joe Manganiello says True Blood changed his life

Posted by Lynnpd On March - 21 - 2014

During an interview with Access Hollywood, Joe Manganiello talks about how True Blood changed his life and how he’s going to take “fun stuff” home from the set. He also says that a “Magic Mike 2″ announcement will be coming out soon, and promotes his “real life” documentary, “La Bare.”

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Fans will be happy and heartbroken by True Blood’s end

Posted by Lynnpd On March - 21 - 2014

ameliaroseblaireTrue Blood actress Amelia Rose Blaire was recently interviewed by Uinterview where she projected a tiny hint about what True Blood’s final season will bring.

During the interview, Amelia also spoke about her character Willa and what its like working with Alexander Skarsgård. She said it was something of a coup for her, as he was not only nice too look at, but provided some humor to their scenes together. Asked to describe him, Blaire called him “goofy.

“He’s really goofy! He’s really goofy and always likes to make a lot of jokes,” she told Uinterview. “So he’s a lot of fun to work with and of course he’s very, very tall. He’s like 6’5” or something, so he’s definitely a figure to behold, but he’s really nice and really down to earth. And he drives a really nice car!”

Although she’s not certain about what will become of her character in True Blood’s final season, she believes that the show itself will end in typical True Blood fashion.

The end of True Blood is going to make fans very happy and heartbroken at the same time,” the actress revealed. “Because that’s what True Blood does best.”

The Vault also provided an exclusive interview with Amelia last summer. Read more about her and her character of Willa by clicking on the image below:

Exclusive interview with Amelia Rose Blaire

True Blood’s Alcide, Joe Manganiello attends the premiere of Open Road Films’ “Sabotage” at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on March 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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source: zimbio.com

Jim Parrack in Broadway’s “Of Mice and Men”

Posted by Lynnpd On March - 20 - 2014

In the photos below we see Jim Parrack with Leighton Meester, Chris O’Dowd and James Franco as they take a bow during the first curtain call for Broadway’s “Of Mice And Men” at Longacre Theatre on March 19, 2014 in New York City.

It’s so great to see Jim Parrack thriving in his career since he left True Blood.  We wish him the best.

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source: zimbio.com

EJ Scott interviews True Blood’s Chris Bauer

Posted by Lynnpd On March - 20 - 2014

EJ Scott, which everyone knows as the boyfriend of Deborah Ann Woll, has a podcast where he interviews various celebrities and interesting people. Below is the latest “Scratch the Surface” EJ Podcast. In this podcast, EJ interviews True Blood’s, Chris Bauer. 

I enjoyed listening to the discussion between the two men so much and I learned some great things in this interview about Chris. For example, did you know his real first name is “Mark?”

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EJ Scott with True Blood’s Chris Bauer

EJ Says: Chris Bauer has an acting resume as long as my arm. He’s worked with some of the greatest actors and directors that there is. But all that aside, Chris Bauer is a very interesting, thoughtful, deep and complex guy. We talk about:

  • His strict Catholic upbringing.
  • How he started acting in commercials at the age of 3.
  • His 3 month long planned proposal to his now wife and how he tried talking her out of it immediately after.
  • How True Blood has become an experiment in sociology.
  • How he cursed at Woody Allen during the filming of “Deconstructing Harry” on camera.
  • His take on improv and getting shirtless for an audience.
  • Getting naked on True Blood
  • His struggle with his weight.
  • What Howard Stern thinks of him.
  • Working with Bill Murray.
  • His first meeting with Alan Ball and how that lead to his role as Sheriff Andy Bellefleur on HBO’s TRUE BLOOD.
  • And so much more!!

We laughed a lot. Had some deep moments. I hope you listen, like and share. Thanks!!

Listen and Enjoy.

Listen to this and all of EJ’s podcasts by going to: ejscott.com

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