True Blood (New Series)

ABOUT THE SHOW: Thanks to a Japanese scientist’s invention of synthetic blood, vampires have progressed from legendary monsters to fellow citizens overnight. And while humans have been safely removed from the menu, many remain apprehensive about these creatures “coming out of the coffin.” Religious leaders and government officials around the world have chosen their sides, but in the small Louisiana town of Bon Temps, the jury is still out.

Local waitress Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), however, knows how it feels to be an outcast. “Cursed” with the ability to listen in on people’s thoughts, she’s also open-minded about the integration of vampires — particularly when it comes to Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer), a handsome 173-year-old living up the road. But as Sookie is drawn into a series of mysteries surrounding Bill’s arrival in Bon Temps, that tolerance will be put to the test.

A sexy, scary new drama from ‘Six Feet Under’ creator Alan Ball, ‘True Blood’ delves into the meticulously-crafted world of novelist Charlaine Harris. Described by the Emmy®-winning Ball as “popcorn for smart people” and featuring a colorful cast of local misfits, ‘True Blood’ promises an intense ride.

This show is getting the nod from our friends at Geekshow. You can check out their review of the pilot here. Check out the Official Site for True Blood. The premise reminds me a lot of Blade…

HBO is also featuring some interesting vampire links…
BloodCopy – A news site covering the latest vampire news.
LoveBitten – A human/vampire dating site.
Dracola – A soft drink created by the makers of Vamp NRG.
Vampyre Vodka – Produced by the makers of Vampire Wine
Sanguinarius – The ultimate vampire support site.
Tru Blood Energy Drink – A new product related to the upcoming HBO series.
Vamp NRG Drink – A European, vampire-themed energy drink. It’s a big seller in Prague.
Talon Blood Punch NRG – A blood-themed energy drink.
Vampire Wine – Wine made at a vinyard that is rumored to be owned by vampires.
Witches Brew – A golden ale (beer) produced by the makers of Vampire Wine
Sanguinarius Links – a searchable directory of all manner of real vampire sites, services, information and products for blood drinkers, psychic vampires and Vampyre lifestylers

~ by Kд§$ị (ИovΔ) on 08/23/2008.

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