True Blood’s Carrie Preston Talks Out About True Blood Season 7
September 23, 2013 by Rachel Tsoumbakos
‘We all knew it was coming’:
Fans of HBO’s True Blood were shocked when Brian Buckner announced at the start of the month that the long running vampire series would end in 2014 with Season 7.
According to actor Carrie Preston (who plays the fiery redhead Merlotte’s waitress, Arlene Fowler-Bellefluer), it wasn’t such a huge shock when Brian Buckner sent them an email about the show’s demise:
We were all suspecting it, because all of our contracts were up so they did a renegotiation for one more year and so we thought, ‘Oh, it’s coming.’ But then when you hear it, it’s like, ‘Oh!,’ this pang.
Even though the cast were expecting it, doesn’t mean it will be easy to turn up on set for True Blood Season 7. And those last few days will probably be even harder on the cast and crew. Preston explains:
I think we’re going to be counting our blessings and really trying to make the most of every moment.
Of course truebie fans aren’t going down without a fight; a ‘Don’t Cancel True Blood‘ petition has already started. Fans can like the Facebook page (which already has over 3,000 likes) and then sign the petition here. The petition also has a strong following with close to 4,000 signatures already.
What do you think? Should True Blood be back for Season 8 (and beyond), or it it time for it to end gracefully? Let us know in the comments below.
Sources: E! Online – True Blood’s Final Season: “We Were All Suspecting It,” Says Star Carrie Preston
Change.org – HBO network: True blood should not be canceled
Facebook – Don’t Cancel True Blood page
(Photo Credit: HBO Inc.)