True Blood Season 3 Casting News: Meet Lafayette’s Latin Love Interest

January 4, 2010 by  

True Blood season 3 casting news is a great way to start the first Monday of the new year with the latest information about Lafayette‘s (Nelsan Ellis) Latin love interest.

Kevin Alejandro, who stars in the police drama “Southland” has been cast play Jesus Velasquez, the Latino orderly who is taking care of Ruby Jean Reynolds (Alfre Woodard) at her care facility and becomes Lafayette‘s love interest.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kevin is expected to appear in almost every episode of Alan Ball‘s hit HBO TV vampire series True Blood.

Kevin is slated to still remain a regular on “Southland,” which recently moved from NBC to TNT.  Because of the scheduling of the cable network’s 13 episode cop drama, Kevin will be able to shoot True Blood as well.  Kevin has also appeared in “Shark,” “Drive,” “Ugly Betty” and recently recurred on “Weeds.”

Another wonderful piece of casting news which will definitely add to the anticipation of the return of True Blood for season 3.

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter

(Photo credit:  NBC.com)

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  • He is definitely hot!

    Could be a perfect valentine date!

  • kristi

    oh my damn! a lot of fresh faces in S3! bring on the blood!

  • I am sure Kevin will fit in very well. I have only seen Shark once, last week, in fact, and saw Kevin! How bizarre!

    • missyella

      For some reason it did not last long in the States I understand, pity as it and James Woods were very good.

  • sheila

    Yay for Lafayette, he is a hunk. He should fit right in with all the eye candy AB has provided for us thus far. Go TB!

    • missyella

      Hi Sheila,

      We know the Actor from Shark here in England.

      Kevin Alejandro, (Jesus) will be good for Lafayette and a regular characer to boot, suitable choice, good casting TB.

      Let us hope he is “normal” in the sense of the word and does not have any secrets to hide.