VIDEO: Todd Lowe and Gary Calamar Discuss True Blood’s Season 6 Music

June 27, 2013

Adam Weissler Talks to True Blood’s Music Director:

Todd Lowe (Terry Bellefleur) appears on Extra.com & talks about HBO's True Blood Season 6Fans of HBO’s True Blood know Todd Lowe as the lovable (but damaged) Terry Bellefleur, but did you know he is also a musician?

Hear what he has to say about True Blood’s Season 6 to  ExtraTV.com’s Adam Weissler (“Extra’s” Senior Music Correspondent). True Blood’s Music Supervisor Gary Calamar also stops by for a chat.

Lowe and Calamar discuss what goes into choosing a song for True Blood. Calamar also talks about what happens when an episode title is changed at the last moment (since each episode title is named after a song). And exactly how does music placement in TV series, such as True Blood, helps music artists get their music sold – especially with how easy it is to download songs on iTunes? Find out in the interview below.

Make sure you listen to the end to find out how Terry Bellefleur will fare in True Blood’s Season 6!

You can watch the full interview below:

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Source: ExtraTV.com – An Inside Look at the Music on ‘True Blood’

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True Blood’s Todd Lowe Opens Up on Season 6

June 26, 2013

Todd Lowe Lets True Blood Fans know what to Expect in Season 6:

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Todd Lowe, who plays Terry Bellefleur on HBO’s Hit show True Blood, opens up to The Warp in an exclusive interview on what to expect in the upcoming Season 6 of True Blood!

The hype of Season 6 has been focused on the death of “a major” character to be expected at some point during Season 6…Todd’s response to the reaction of the cast was :

“I know we were sad to see it coming. I can’t say too much more. It was a bit of a surprise and it was kind of an emotional moment – we’ve been together as a cast since the first season”.

You can check out the full interview at:

http://www.thewrap.com/tv/article/true-bloods-todd-lowe-shows-big-death-it-was-bit-surprise-99246

You can also check out the below trailer on what to expect in the upcoming season!
Source: The Warp-‘True Blood’s’ Todd Lowe on Show’s Big Death: ‘It was a Bit of a Surprise’

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(Video) You Tube- True Blood 6: Weeks Ahead Trailer

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True Blood Season 6: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Terry Bellefleur

June 21, 2013

Todd Lowe Spills The Beans on Terry Bellefleur:

Todd Lowe stars as Terry Bellefleur in HBO's True Blood season 6Recently Todd Lowe spoke to WetPaint about True Blood’s Season 6. There were plenty of juicy titbits to bite into but I bet you didn’t know:

  • Terry and Arlene (Carrie Preston) will always have tough times ahead of them in HBO’s True Blood:

It’s never going to be simple times. We wouldn’t have good television, if it was. It would be a reality show.

  • Andy Bellefleur’s (Chris Bauer)  faery children will have an effect on Terry in Season 6 – whether this is a magical one or not is yet to be been! This impact will become more apparent in the second half of Season 6.
  • Terry still has unresolved residual feelings about killing Patrick (Scott Foley) in Season 5.
  • Speaking of Patrick – that Ifrit story line may just not be completely done with yet…it may be dead, but there is no simple life ahead for Terry.
  • Arlene is the best-looking redhead Terry has ever seen – and possibly she is the best thing for him too!
Source: WetPaint – True Blood’s Todd Lowe Talks Terry’s Guilt and Weird Fairy Children — Exclusive!

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VIDEO: True Blood Season 6: Live From the Set- Steamy Q&A

June 20, 2013

True Blood’s Season 6 Premiere Kicked Off In a Big Way:

True Blood Season 6 Cast Live from the Set

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For those of you who may have missed the live social media event hosted by HBO prior to the Season 6 True Blood Premiere, HBO has posted all the Q&A’s on their HBO Connect website!  For the first time ever our favourite cast members appeared live on the set of Fangtasia to answer fans burning questions.  True Blood’s Season 6 is sure to come with many ups and downs…check out some of my favourite questions, and hit the link to the HBO site for full Q&A details! Or you can check out the actual You Tube video if you have 15 minutes to burn!

Q (For all cast members): Without giving too much away are there any scenes in Season Six that made you cry in real life?

A): This is a season that takes its toll on the humans for sure.

Q(For Alex) 1st Season Eric was evil, then amnesia Eric wasn’t – do you think THIS SEASON’s Eric is a nice mix of the both, or more evil?

A): I’d say the old Eric is pretty much back. But the Amnesia changed him fundamentally, and he’ll always carry that experience within.

Q): Who does the best impression of other characters on True Blood?

A): Chris Bauer: Without a doubt the best mimic on our set, and in my opinion most underrated actor, is Sammy Trammell. If anyone wants to have a conversation with Alexander Skarsgard, and he can’t be there, just have Sam imitate him instead. It’s uncanny.

Check out full Q&A here: http://connect.hbo.com/events/true-blood/trueblood-live-set/?cmpid=ABC162

 

Source: HBO Connect-#TrueBlood Live From the Set-Archived Q&A with #Trueblood:Live from the Set

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HBO’s True Blood Cast to Host First Ever Social Media Event!

June 6, 2013

Season 6 Premiere Kicks Off In a BIG way!! 

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In case the build up and anticipation of the world premiere of HBO’s True Blood on June 16 in and of itself was not enough, HBO has yet another surprise in store for its millions of fans!  A major social media event has been scheduled to coincide with the Season 6 Premiere of True Blood!  This first ever social media event will be broadcast live from the set of Fangtasia.

The Season 6 media event is said to be a:

“two-part social media event beginn[ing] on June 16, 9:00 a.m. ET, when HBO will reveal exclusive #secretsfromtheset via the True Blood profiles on Facebook (Facebook.com/Trueblood), Twitter (Twitter.com/TruebloodHBO), Instagram (Instagram.com/TruebloodHBO) and Vine. This all leads up to a fan-fueled interactive pre-show, #TrueBlood: Live from Set, airing on HBO at 8:45 p.m. ET/PT hosted by comedienne and Parks and Recreation actress Retta”.

In a world that thrives on social media this could not be a better opportunity to engage with the millions of fans of the hit show! “#TrueBlood: Live from Set” will allow the fans of True Blood to directly engage with the cast members and be given the opportunity to ask questions, and the cast will provide behind the scenes secrets of Season 6! This is surely an event that none of us will be missing!

Pamela Levine, executive vice president, HBO Marketing said:

“Social media has been core to the marketing strategy for True Blood since the first season, leading to one of the most engaged fan bases of any television series”.

13 of our favourite cast members are scheduled to participate in this event including “Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgård, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Sam Trammell, Nelsan Ellis, Deborah Ann Woll, Carrie Preston, Todd Lowe, Chris Bauer, Kristin Bauer van Straten and Joe Manganiello”.

For all you “true” True Blood fans start following @TrueBloodHBO on Twitter for your opportunity to be featured in the broadcast in a “never-before-done execution with Twitter and powered by Mass Relevance”. Be sure to get on Twitter and see how you can prove you are #TopTruebie!

Source: Spoiler TV-True Blood Season 6 Cast Members to Participate in Live Social Media Event

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True Blood on Location: Filming at the Bellefleurs’

January 29, 2013

Filming Under Way for True Blood Season 6

The Bellefleur mansion in HBO's True BloodWhile we are still waiting to hear confirmation from HBO of a Season 6 start date, OnLocationVacations.com and Skarsgardfans.com have reported that filming is still under way for HBO’s True Blood.

Even though the scenes being filmed were all interior shots of the fabulous Bellefleur home, sightings of some of the stars still occurred. Carrie Preston (Arlene), Todd Lowe (Terry Bellefleur) and Chris Bauer (Andy Bellefleur) were all happy to smile and wave at onlookers as they entered and exited the house.

All the photos can be seen here.

Wonder what this story line will entail in Season 6?

Sources: Skarsgardfans.com – True Blood Season Six Filming On Location Images – The Bellefleure Home

OnLocationVacations.com – ‘True Blood’ spotted filming on location at The Bellefleure Home

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Video: True Blood’s Todd Lowe on Terry and Season 5

June 24, 2012

Todd Lowe Answers Fan Questions About Season 5:

Todd Lowe as Terry BellefleurRecently, Bon Temps’ resident Army vet answered some fan questions on Uinterview.com. One fan asked what he thinks is going to happen with Terry and Arlene‘s relationship. According to Lowe, while he can’t predict the future since that is up to the writers, he believes “in his heart that Terry loves Arlene and he’s going to hold her as close as he can.” Aww! That Terry is so sweet!

Another fan asked if Lowe has had to play Terry differently since he’s started a family with Arlene. Lowe indicates that since meeting Arlene and starting a family, the “storm in his mind” has passed, but “maybe we’re just in the eye of the hurricane.” Hmm, foreshadowing much? Watch the video below to see his answers to these and other fan questions!

Source: Uinterview.com

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Scott Foley’s Top Secret True Blood Mission Does Not Involve Getting Naked

May 29, 2012

It Gets Physical, But It’s Not What You Think:

Scott Foley and Carrie Preston on True Blood New to the cast of HBO’s True Blood for the upcoming season 5 is Scott Foley (Felicity, Grey’s Anatomy). Foley plays Patrick, former platoon commander of Terry Bellefleur (Todd Lowe). The two embark on a storyline that has them tracking down former members of the platoon in order to resolve a mysterious event that took place in Iraq, and continues to haunt Terry.

Whatever that mission is, Foley says it does not involve nudity or sexual adventures for either Patrick or Terry. While the storyline requires a great deal of physicality – running, jumping and fighting – it’s all done completely clothed.

“Something happened between the two of them in Iraq that needs to be dealt with. I can’t say what it is. It has nothing to do with vampires or werewolves. But there is a mission that they need to complete.”

Scott Foley on True Blood - first lookFoley suspects that at least part of the reason he gets to keep his clothes on, is that both Patrick and Terry are completely human; not a common condition for characters in True Blood. Because of the large number of supernatural beings that are in the popular HBO show, Foley says that the first thing he’s asked when he discusses his role is what his character is. He assures us that Patrick is indeed, 100% human.

“I’m not a vampire, I’m not a werewolf, I’m not a werepanther, I’m not a fairy, I’m not a shapeshifter. I’m just a guy coming into town trying to finish something he started back in Iraq.”

What do you think, Trubies? What could this mysterious mission be? Just under two weeks until the Season 5 premiere!

Source: TVLINE

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True Blood’s Todd Lowe and The LA Hootenanny

November 2, 2011

A Truebie Encounter with Todd Lowe:

Our friend @ArleneFowler shares her recent experience with us:

This past week, I went to see Todd Lowe in ‘Day Drinkers’ at the Odyssey Theatre in LA, and was fortunate enough to catch him alone in the lobby after the show.  He was quite personable and graciously chatted with me and my friends.  In the course of the conversation, he told us he had a ‘gig’ that night.  Well, we already knew that and told him we planned to follow him to Villains Tavern on Palmetto Street where The LA Hootenanny would be playing on the first of a two-night ‘Dark Halloween Party’.

So off we went to make our way through some pretty bad traffic to a rather seedy part of downtown Los Angeles.  After getting lost a few times, and almost ready to give up, we stumbled upon a kind LA policeman who offered to escort us to the right street.  The stage is open-air, and we could hear Todd singing as we approached from several blocks away.

I must say that I didn’t expect Todd Lowe and The LA Hootenanny to be as good as they were.  They were wicked awesome!  Todd plays guitar and did most of the vocals; he was dressed for the occasion in a black Halloween jacket with pumpkins on the lapel and guess what… no zombie make-up!  The show was an absolute ‘hoot’.  Apparently the band consists of a revolving group of musicians but frankly, all I cared about was seeing Todd Lowe from True Blood.   (He’s almost as handsome as @TerryBellefle! *wink, wink*)

The whole evening was pretty awesome!  Being there for a Halloween party with Todd Lowe and The LA Hootenanny was a blast and a really good time.

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Many thanks to @ArleneFowler for the submission! Remember Truebies, if you have any True Blood related news, send it our way!

Source and photos: @ArleneFowler

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True Blood’s Todd Lowe in New Play, “Day Drinkers”

September 15, 2011

Romance, Comedy, and Alcohol – a Winning Combination:

Day Drinkers, a play featuring Todd LoweTruebies in the Southern California area, you’re in luck!  We have a special offer for you: discount tickets to see True Blood’s Todd Lowe, otherwise known as Terry Bellefleur, in a new comedic play!  Written by Justin Tanner, the play is titled Day Drinkers.  It centers on a dive bar in downtown Los Angeles, and the love lives (or lack thereof) of its patrons and owners. According to reviews, it really delivers — you’ll have an excellent time watching the stories unfold, and get plenty of laughs.  Les Spindle of Backstage says Lowe plays his role “excellently”, and Steven Leigh Morris of LA Weekly calls the play Tanner’s “best comedy in years”.  The show opened August 27, 2011, at the Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles.

Here’s the official blurb:

Playwright Justin Tanner, whose work has been a favorite of L.A.’s theater audiences since the ’90s, is regrouping his troupe of actors for his new comedy Day Drinkers. Nine a.m. is happy hour at the dive bar that Daniel has inherited from his father. As the family of bleary-eyed regulars arrive and morning slouches into day — and cocktail after cocktail is served — secrets are spilled, fights erupt, and hearts are broken and repaired. Love is in the air.
Performances:

Runs through the end of October 2011

Wednesday (9/21 & 10/5 only)

Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.

Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

Todd Lowe (Terry Bellefleur) in Day Drinkers

TrueBloodNet.com readers can get tickets for $15 (regular price is $25-$30), but you must call the box office for tickets, you cannot order them online.  Call this number: 310-477-2055 ext 2 and give them your code: TRUEBLOOD.

Click here for a good review, or on the source links below.

Sources: Backstage.com – Day Drinkers

LAWeekly.com – Justin Tanner’s Day Drinkers and Cody Henderson’s Wonderlust 

(Photo: Ed Krieger)

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