Here’s a video interview with Stephen Moyer which must have been filmed sometime during the ComicCon event in San Diego last July, 2009. Click on the image to see the video.
January 11: This raffle is now closed. Due to unforeseen circumstances regarding PayPal we were not able to extent the duration of the raffle.
E.J. Scott will draw the winning raffle ticket numbers as soon as we have received all the entries. All five winners will be notified and the winning raffle ticket numbers will be published on the Vault after we contacted the winners.
The Vault is giving away five very special unique collectors items in an online raffle of which ALL the proceeds will go directly to the Choroideremia Research Foundation.
Everybody worldwide can participate and win one of these True Blood collectors items. But first let me tell you something about the Choroideremia Research Foundation (CRF).
Choroideremia is a degenerative hereditary eye disease that attacks the peripheral vision and slowly erodes it over time until total blindness.
Scientists discovered the exact location of the Choroideremia gene on the X chromosome in the early 1990’s. New research based on these findings now drives the search for a treatment. However, at present there is no effective treatment or cure.
But with the proper funding the CRF is potentially within two short years of human clinical trials to CURE Choroideremia!
Deborah Ann Woll’s boyfriend E.J. Scott has Choroideremia and so do several of his family members. I interviewed E.J. some time ago and he told me how he life has changed from the moment he was diagnosed. You can read the interview here.
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Stephen arrived in Puerto Rico last Friday and immediately began camera, wardrobe and makeup tests, along with studying the script in preparation for filming the movie, “The Caller”. Sources of El Nuevo Dia reported that the artist is a charmer and nice, despite his increased popularity. Moyer will play John Guidi in the thriller, the main support and new love interest for Mary Kee, the protagonist.
Rachelle Lefevre, who plays the diabolical Vampireza “Victoria” in the Twilight saga, is starring with Moyer as Mary Kee. Ms. Lefevre’s stay in Puerto Rico coincides with the opening of the second installment of the Twilight series, “New Moon” which opened in the US last weekend. According to Primera Hora, Lefevre has replaced the actress Brittany Murphy, who was originally cast in the part, but declined the role.
Last Thursday, the cast of the film and the technical team met in a hotel to refine the start of filming. That day also had the first reading of the script, directed by Matthew Parkhill. The next day, they officially started filming in San Juan and the filming will continue for the next four weeks in different parts of the metropolitan area.
The story of the film revolves around Mary Kee, who just ended her relationship with her husband Steven (played by Ed Quinn, also of “True Blood”). She plans to start a new life by moving into a newly decorated apartment, but soon learns that in a closet of this apartment is an old telephone that will serve as a vehicle for a woman to communicate with her from the past. As the story unfolds she learns that to survive she will have to put an end to the woman caller.
Luis Guzmán and Lorna Raver are the other main characters. Additionally, a group of Puerto Rican actors also form part of the team. They are Alfredo de Quesada, Gladys Rodriguez, (playing Concheta, the mother of John Guidi), Cordelia Gonzalez (in the role of a judge), Grace Connelly and Aris Mejías. In the next few days it is expected that more actors will be added to the cast.
“The Caller” is directed by Matthew Parkhill.
Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgård and Ryan Kwanten were included in the 100 sexiest men of 2009 video (watch it here). Stephen and Alexander are also mentioned in the paper version of People Magazine as Most Smoldering and Sexiest Bad Boy.
Stephen’s reaction to being the most smoldering: “I am very proud to be People’s most smoldering vampire, thank you very much. If I am ever deserted on an island, I will be able to start a fire without a magnifying glass and a leaf. At night of course, because I wouldn’t be able to use the sun in the first place…duh.”
And Alexander on being the sexiest bad boy: “Ever since I was a kid, my mom would scold me for being a bad boy. ‘Don’t fight with the other kids, don’t talk back to your elders, be nice to all the girls.’ So here I am actually getting an award for being a bad boy. Thank you, People magazine. I can’t wait to tell my mom.”
Another honorary mention for Mehcad Brooks who is listed under Best Chests.
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Carrie Preston has made the most of every role—first bit parts in films like Transamerica and The Stepford Wives, then guest spots on TV shows like Arrested Development and Sex and the City and, more recently, as Arlene Fowler on True Blood.
In her latest film, That Evening Sun, she steals scene after scene as Ludie Choat, a long-suffering farmwife trying to survive on the former homestead of an aging Tennessee farmer (Hal Holbrook) who’s having trouble letting go. The film adapts one of Southern author William Gay’s short stories, and gives Georgia native Preston a chance to return to her roots.
“When I became a classically trained actor, I lost the accent,” she says. “And then my first major Hollywood movie was My Best Friend’s Wedding where I was playing a Southerner. So you can take the girl out of Georgia, but you can’t take the Georgia out of the girl. I’m glad because I like being able to call it up when I need it. I think it’s nice to have the luxury to distinguish between different types of accents, different types of class, you know, different characters, whereas a lot of actors in Hollywood just sort of put on this Tennessee Williams thing.”
Preston has called forth her own opportunities, too, creating acting jobs when they weren’t falling in her lap. In 2004, she launched a production company with a classmate from Juilliard, James Vasquez, and his partner Mark Holmes. Preston directed Daisy 3 Pictures’ first feature, 29th and Gay, and starred in 2007’s Ready? OK! alongside her real-life husband Michael Emerson (Ben Linus on Lost).
“If you’re not being hired, then every little brick that you lay, you know, ‘I built something here,’” she says. “I feel like since True Blood came on the air, a lot of things just all came to a head at the same time. It’s been a really good year for me.”
True Blood’s Carrie Preston attended the 2009 CNN Heroes Awards held at The Kodak Theatre on Saturday, November 21, 2009 in Hollywood, California.
The gala event, taped before an audience of 3,000 at the Kodak Theatre, premieres on Thanksgiving, November 26, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on the global networks of CNN. The broadcast, which honors the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2009, features performances by Grammy Award-winning artist Carrie Underwood, R&B crooner Maxwell and British pop sensation Leona Lewis.
Eddie, Kris and True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten arrive at the Max Sessions: Ben Harper and Relentless 7 concert at the Sydney Opera House on November 23, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.
Kicking off the work week, True Blood’s Anna Paquin was spotted on set of “The Romantics” earlier today. Anna braved the chilly Long Island weather while dressed in costume, with Ugg boots keeping her toes warm. In between takes as she chatted it up with actress, Candice Bergen.
In the film, Anna plays a bride with Katie Holmes playing the maid of honor, and Josh Duhamel the groom. Other cast members include Malin Akerman, Adam Brody and Elijah Wood.
Stephen Moyer started filming his latest project ‘The Caller’ this Friday in Puerto Rico. Fan of the Fang Vanessa was lucky enough to access the set on caught Stephen when he was just finishing his meal. He gladly signed his autograph and posed for a pic. Some birthday present, Vanessa!
Stephen Moyer plays the part of John Guidi, in Matthew Parkhill’s ‘The Caller’, opposite Brittany Murphy. Also in the cast are Luis Guzman and Lorna Raver (Drag Me To Hell).
‘The Caller’ is a thriller and tells the story of a troubled divorcee, Mary Kee, who begins to receive mysterious phone calls from an unknown caller and she quickly begins to feel haunted in her own home. When she discovers that the person is calling from the past, Mary realises that she will have to kill her in order to survive but how do you kill someone living in the past and what will happen if she fails.
The Vault was invited to attend the The Hollywood Media and Music Awards on November 19 in the Hollywood & Highlands/Kodak Theater complex in Hollywood. Our reporter Gretchen (a.k.a. BittenByBill) put on her best dress and headed to Hollywood.
Written by Gretchen (a.k.a. BittenByBill)
The Hollywood Media and Music Awards is a prestigious event. It celebrates the accomplishments of mainstream as well as independent artists from around the globe who have contributed their work in all forms of media be it film, television and video games. The event boasts of a conglomeration of talent featuring live performances and award presentations held at the world famous Hollywood Highlands inside the Kodak Theater complex in Hollywood, California. The red carpet event also features a VIP banquet and reception.
I had the great honor of attending the HMMA for the first time on November 19th. A far cry from the Scream Awards, the event was far more intimate as peers supported each other throughout the night. I was there to support True Blood’s Maestro, Nathan Barr who had two nominations: Best Song (‘Take Me Home’) and Best Original Score.
The award show kicked off with a highly invigorating performance by electric cellist Tina Guo. Other notable performances included the young Brit sensation Steve Rushton, Jersey born Preach, and alternative band Hypnogaja just to name a few. There were so many exciting performances and funny little moments here and there. When Hypnogaga went onstage to perform, they had just done a few bars when the curtain accidentally closed on them. Suzann Brittan-Gault had to implore the help of audience members so she and co-host Adam Gaynor (Matchbox 20) can be heard. Everyone was having so much fun there were no jeers, but cheers for everyone involved.
Also nominated with Nathan Barr was composer Daniel Licht who is responsible for Dexter’s (Showtime) hauntingly beautiful score. When I had revealed who I write for, he told me, “I’m nominated with your guy! Good luck”. So when Nathan came up to accept his award from actor Eric Roberts, Daniel turned to me and shook MY hand in congratulations. Yes, everyone was proud of each other that night. There was only camaraderie.
I am very happy for Nathan and proud of his myriad of accomplishments. He has gone a long way since studying music in Tokyo (at the very young age of four ) and has long shined since being on his own after assisting world- renowned composer Hans Zimmer. His catalog of achievements makes him one of the youngest, most impressive composers in the world today. True Blood is lucky to have Nathan and we all are fortunate to have been ensnared by his captivating music.