True Blood Season 7: Will Pam and Tara Hook Up?

September 1, 2013

Or Will Pam Continue Her Search For Eric Northman?

Kristin Bauer van Straten (Pam) and Rutina Wesley (Tara) star in HBO's True Blood Season 6

At he end of HBO’s True Blood Season 5 we saw a passionate kiss between Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) and her newly made progeny, Tara Thornton (Rutina Wesley). In Season 6, with all the separation between the two of them at vamp camp and a Pam who announced early on in the season that their relationship was not going to be a love story, things looked grim for the hot new pair.

But what about in True Blood’s Season 7? Could their romance bloom now they are free from the claustrophobic environment of vamp camp? Could being able to (briefly) walk in the sun bring them closer together? Or will Pam spend the entire season looking for her maker, Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgard)?

Michael Ausiello from TVLine got the opportunity to ask True Blood’s newest showrunner, Brian Buckner, about where the relationship between Pam and Tara is headed. Here is what Buckner had to say:

As the audience heard Pam say in Episode 1, life is long — especially for vampires. She also told Tara that this is not going to be a love story. But I would urge [fans] to be patient. Because if the show delivers on the audience’s expectation every week, that’s not storytelling. Where’s the surprise in that? These [story] threads can be picked up later. I want to be able to tell more interesting, circuitous stories at times and not always deliver on the junk-food promise of the show.

Well, isn’t that interesting? It seems we just have to be a little more patient in this department, but it sure sounds promising.

What do you think? Are you loving the Pam and Tara snark combined into the one relationship? Let us know in the comments below.

Source: TVLine.com – Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Once, Bones, Chicago Fire, True Blood, Parks and Rec, Dixie and More!

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True Blood Season 7 Teasers from Kristin Bauer van Straten

August 18, 2013

Kristin Talks to VH1 About Pam’s Relationship with Eric Northman:

Kristin Bauer van Straten stars as Pam de Beaufort on HBO's True Blood Season 6Recently, Kristin Bauer van Staten spoke to Sabrina White from VH1 about her role as Pam de Beaufort in HBO’s True Blood Season 6. Make sure you check out the video interview below for all the tasty morsels of information about this season as well as True Blood Season 7.

Find out:

  • How the last scene between Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) and Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgard) in True Blood Season 6, Episode 9 (entitled Life Matters) went. And what Ryan Kwanten (Jason Stackhouse) and Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton / Billith) did to mess it up
  • What Kristin does to get into Pam mode
  • Which scene was Kristin’s favorite scene to shoot in True Blood Season 6
  • Sneak peek into the True Blood finale episode: Just how important are the relationships between Tara (Rutina Wesley), Eric and Pam?
  • How similar is Kristin to her onscreen persona of Pam de Beaufort? (Hint: If you follow Kristin on Twitter (@BauervanStraten) you will already know the answer to this one!)
  • What Kristin Bauer van Straten loves the most about meeting True Blood fans
  • Sneak Peek into True Blood Season 7. Kristin has this to say in response to what she’s been told about Season 7:

I know nothing… It drives me crazy… Every writer that I bump into… I would ask ‘What’s happening in [True Blood] Season 7 you think?’ And nothing. They wouldn’t tell me anything.

  • When will the True Blood cast be back on set to start filming True Blood Season 7?
  • What we can expect from the relationship between Eric in Pam in Season 7. According to Kristin:

Their relationship is very deep.

And, finally, if you would like to help Kristin Bauer van Straten raise money for the African Elephants she is so fond of, then head on over to eBay to bid on her latest painting. Yes, that’s right, not only is Kristin Bauer van Straten an actor, she is also a painter. On offer, is an original oil painting she did of cast member, Alexander Skarsgard. You can bid on the item (which only has two days left before the auction ends), by clicking on the image below:

 Kristin Bauer painting of Alexander Skarsgard

You can watch the full video interview with Kristin Bauer van Straten and VH1 by clicking on the image of Pam below:

Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) goes back into therapy in HBO's True Blood Season 6 Episode 7, entitled 'In the Evening'

Sources: VH1 – Chat With True Blood’s Kristin Bauer

eBay – Oil painting by TRUE BLOOD Kristin Bauer of Alexander Skarsgard AUTOGRAPHED

(Photo Credits: HBO Inc./Kristin Bauer van Straten)

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VIDEO: True Blood’s Kristin Bauer van Straten Appears on Good Day LA

August 18, 2013

Kristin Talks True Blood:

True Blood's Kristin Bauer van Straten

The Season 6 Finale of True Blood is less than two days away, and Kristin Bauer van Straten(Pam de Beaufort) talks with the hosts of Good Day LA about the role of Pam, the history of her name, and her feelings on the potential departure of the beloved Eric Northman(Alexander Skarsgard).

When asked if she can confirm if Alexander Skarsgard is in fact leaving the show she relies

“I hope he doesn’t I would like to see him on the set…we’ll see.”

Check out the full interview by clicking on the image of Pam de Beaufort below!

Kristin Bauer van Straten stars as Pam de Beaufort in HBO's True Blood Season 6

Source: Myfoxla.com-Kristin Bauer: She Loves Being A Vampire The Most

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VIDEO: Girl Power, The Ladies Of True Blood Reveal What is Behind the Punch…

May 23, 2013

The Female Vamps Talk Fight Scenes & True Blood:

Rutina Wesley as Tara Thornton in HBO's True Blood

HBO’s, True Blood packs a serious punch in almost every episode that airs. The Female Vamps Pam, Tara, and Jessica, played by Kristin Bauer, Rutina Wesley, and Deborah Ann Woll give some insight on the female behind the scenes fighting that goes into True Blood.

Deborah Ann Woll admits that “we have an incredible stunt team” which undoubtably allows for some pretty incredible fighting scenes.

Check out the video below for full details:

Source: handbag.com – Watch: Rutina Wesley & Deborah Ann Woll Talk True Blood Vampire Girl Fights

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True Blood’s Alex Skarsgård Has Praise for Co-Stars

May 22, 2012

HBO’s Viking Vamp Dishes On Castmates:

Alexander Skarsgård as Eric NorthmanWith the return of True Blood for Season 5 on June 10, and the release of ‘Battleship’ into theaters on May 18, fans of Alexander Skarsgård (Eric Northman) will have much to enjoy this summer.

Skarsgård’s film, ‘Battleship’, also marks the acting debut of singer Rhianna. Skarsgård shares several scenes with her and says he was not at all surprised at how easily she took to acting.

“I was honestly not surprised. Just like, watching her on stage, or her videos, you can tell [from] her energy and her charisma and personality, you know that she’s gonna be great in that part. I knew that and she really is.”

New to the cast of True Blood for Season 5, but making his return to HBO, is Chris Meloni (Oz, Law & Order: SVU). Skarsgård regards Meloni, who plays Vampire Authority member Roman, as a great addition to the cast.

“It wasn’t easy. His first day was basically him coming in. It was five pages of dialogue. Half of it was in Aramaic. That was like, ‘Welcome to the show, Chris.’ But he’s a trooper, a really amazing actor – obviously — and a great guy. We’ve had a lot of fun together on the show.”

It’s no secret that Skarsgård and True Blood co-star, Kristin Bauer Van Straten (Pamela DeBeaufort) have always held one another in very high regard.  A recent teaser video, released by HBO, gives us a peek at a scene that might indicate a rift between the Viking Vampire Eric Northman and his progeny, Pam. Does Eric release his child? Do they find a way to ‘kiss and make up’? What do you think?

Sources: Access Hollywood & YouTube

Photo: HBO

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True Blood Season 5: Death, Lube, and Drinks

March 26, 2012

What a Normal Day on the Set of True Blood is Like:

Wall of True DeathSo we know that HBO’s True Blood isn’t your normal, average, everyday kind of show. If it were, True Blood definitely wouldn’t be the phenomenon it is today.  The production office has a Wall of True Death so they can keep track of those Bon Temps residents that are among the dearly departed.

Set costumers design quite the fantasy-oriented clothing for True Blood cast members — this includes lubing up Pam de Beaufort’s latex outfit.

Latex and Lubricant

Do you ever think about how the prop department keeps track of all the drinks being served at Fangtasia and Merlotte’s? Well now we know the process doesn’t look all that sophisticated! Seeing these pictures reminds me that we are that much closer to Season 5!

Mixing up Drinks

Source Credit: HBO

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A True Blood Christmas Gift to Purchase Designed by Kristin Bauer and Janet Cadsawan

December 19, 2011

Gorgeous Necklace – ‘Care A Little More’:

Necklace designed by Kristin Bauer van Straten and Jewelry designer Janet CadsawanThis item has been designed by True Blood actress, Kristin Bauer van Straten (vampire Pam De Beaufort) and jewelry designer Janet Cadsawan.

The beautiful item not only looks amazing, but it has a very special Christmas message, one that can be carried through to the new year and beyond: ‘Care a Little More.’

It is a steal at only $148 and can be ordered here. Make sure you check it out. Let us know if you have bought this item (for yourself, or a loved one).

Source: CadsawanCare A Little More Necklace designed by Kristin Bauer van Straten

(Photo Credit: Cadsawan.com)

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Creating True Blood’s Pam de Beaufort’s Decomposing Face

October 31, 2011

How Pam’s Zombie Look Was Achieved:

Kristin as rotting PamSpecial FX Producer, Dan Rebert, gave us a little behind-the-scenes look at how HBO’s True Blood’s Pam de Beaufort’s decomposing/zombie look was created. Five stages were used throughout the whole process.

The first stage is composed of three tiny stages of make-up. Subtle pieces of make-up began the transformation and a visual effects reveal acted as a catalyst to continue the disfiguration. The second stage is composed of a face peel, where the skin on Pam’s face can be ripped off. A nose piece and dental piece were created as well. The third stage ignited Pam’s healing. The fourth stage signals Pam’s skin renewal, also known as what she looks like after the surgical wrap and face peel mask have been completely removed. The fifth and final stage is the tattoos that show the muscles and veins as Pam is healing.

Rebert said:

“The stuff we did on Pam was probably some of my favorite stuff we’ve done for True Blood…actually [Kristin Bauer] told me that running in heels in the woods was way worse than wearing any of the make-up.”

Hey Truebies, to get a great visual image of the transformation, check out the video!

Source Credit: HBO – The 5 Stages of Rotting Pam

Photo: Kristin Bauer van Straten

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A Little Birdie Told Me: Kristin Bauer Started a Petition

October 26, 2011

A Petition to Protect All Chimpanzees:

Kristin Bauer van Straten (vampire Pam)Truebies, Kristin Bauer van Straten (Pam de Beaufort) has a new cause. She has started a petition to save the chimpanzee. The petition on change.org. is to get the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to protect all chimps. Chimps have been recognized as an endangered species by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service since 1990, but only wild chimps are protected. She wants the chimps in captivity saved under the same Endangered Species Act (ESA). She explains:

“I’ve been working with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to speak out against chimpanzee experiments in the United States. We now have an opportunity to protect all chimpanzees in captivity in the U.S.”

chimp (change.org)In order to make a difference, the petition needs 5,000 signatures. There are currently less than 4,000. Signing up on change.org is quick and painless. You can get more information and sign the petition via the source link below. Let us know if you’ll be signing it and supporting this important cause by leaving a comment.

Source: change.org
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True Blood’s Kristin Bauer van Straten on Playing Pam

October 23, 2011

Sink Your Teeth into the Real Pam de Beaufort:

Kristin Bauer van Straten as Pam de BeaufortKristin Bauer van Straten, who plays the cold-hearted and ferocious vampire Pam de Beaufort on HBO’s True Blood, loves playing Bon Temps’ biggest and baddest bitch. Bauer, who was not familiar with the show before she got the role, still gets recognized as Jerry’s girlfriend from the hit TV show Seinfeld.

On how her life has changed since True Blood started airing:

“Well, I now have to shower and wear some makeup to go to Starbucks. I have to borrow a little from Pam — be a tad more vain, as I could never say, “no” to a fan wanting a photo because I’m not wearing mascara. And I get asked my thoughts on things and I have lots to say about rights and free will, especially regarding animals, as they are truly innocent and voiceless.”

On her favorite True Blood character(s) to mingle with:

“I am very partial to my maker, Eric [played by Alexander Skarsgård]. But I also have gotten to threaten Lafayette, flirt with Sookie, scowl at Bill, try to kill Tara a few times, ignore Ginger‘s screams, check out Jason and give horrible advice to Jessica.”

So how does she do Pam so well? The actress says she tries to be as dry and sarcastic as possible, but she credits her work environment for most of her success. She says that after spending up to five hours in hair, makeup and costume, then walking onto True Blood’s beautiful sets with its wonderful actors, that it just all comes together — Pam is born.

Truebies, don’t we all love Pam? What’s your favorite thing about her? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Source Credit: Sun-Sentinel

Photo Credit: HBO

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