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NEWS: True Blood’s Cast latest gigs

NEWS: True Blood’s Cast latest gigs

NELSAN ELLIS Nelsan Ellis is in a new film, "The Standard Prison Experiment." Our flamboyant Lafayette from True Blood, gives a wonderfully understated performance as Jesse, an ex-con brought in to consult with the team about the reality of their experiment. [...]

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Nelsan Ellis film “Get on Up” Goes Digital

Nelsan Ellis film “Get on Up” Goes Digital

Nelsan Ellis' film, "Get On Up" is now available, via Digital HD December 9 and on DVD and Blu-ray January 6, 2015. In the film, Nelsan plays Billy Bird who was the man largely responsible for the career of James Brown and [...]

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Nelsan Ellis cast in “The Stanford Prison Experiment”

Nelsan Ellis cast in “The Stanford Prison Experiment”

True Blood's Nelsan Ellis and Olivia Thirlby (Juno, Dredd) have joined the ensemble cast of The Stanford Prison Experiment. It's about the infamous 1971 psychological exercise in which college students exhibited shocking cruel and sadistic behavior when divided into camps [...]

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Nelsan Ellis Talks Lafayette’s future

Nelsan Ellis Talks Lafayette’s future

True Blood's Nelsan Ellis tells THR about what’s upcoming for his character of Lafayette, his Beyonce inspiration and why series creator Alan Ball nearly didn’t cast him. Read a part of his interview below: What's your favorite thing about playing [...]

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Nelsan Ellis Says Lafayette will have a happy ending

Nelsan Ellis Says Lafayette will have a happy ending

Interviewed by InsideTV, True Blood's Nelsan Ellis talked about his second favorite scene of the series—when Lafayette asks Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) if she really knows James (Nathan Parsons), and why it’s so unimaginable that he would want a piece [...]

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