True Blood Season 6 : The Stakes Continue to Rise…

June 4, 2013

Our Near and Dear Vamps Have Stake Lists Too:

HBO has released some entertaining promotional posters for the upcoming Season 6 of True Blood! It appears our favourite vamps have Stake Lists too!

The Battle Begins in Season 6 of HBO's True Blood

Credit: HBO Facebook Page


Eric Northman's Stake List in Season 6 of HBO's True Blood

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Jessica's Stake List in Season 6 of HBO's True Blood

Credit: True Blood HBO Facebook 


Nora's Stake List in Season 6 of HBO's True Blood

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Pam's Stake List in Season 6 of HBO's True Blood

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Tara's Stake List in Season 6 of HBO's True Blood

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So, how high do you think the stakes are? Let us know in the comments below.

Source: True Blood HBO Face Book Page

(Photo Credits: HBO Inc.)


Kristin Bauer van Straten And Joe Manangiello Discuss The True Blood Season 5 Finale

August 21, 2012

The Actors Sat Down at San Diego ComicCon to Discuss HBO’s Vampire Drama:

truebloodpam_hollywood_reporterJust before the ComicCon panel for HBO’s True Blood, Joe Manangiello and Kristin Bauer van Straten sat down together to discuss their characters in the series’ Season 5. Mr. Manangiello plays hunky werewolf Alcide Herveaux and Ms. Bauer van Straten portrays snarky vampire Pamela de Beaufort.

Both actors look forward to and enjoy the fan interaction of their ComicCon appearances. They agreed that the True Blood panel was as close to being a Beatle as either of them will ever get. Ratings numbers and internet chatter does not provide the same pleasure as seeing the enthusiastic faces of fans.

Mr. Manangiello readily revealed that Alcide will be having a great deal of sex during Season 5.

“I really feel like I’m having the full True Blood experience. I get to have sex with a bunch of people. I get around sexually, I kill people. It’s pretty rad.”

Both actors agreed that True Blood is very much about relationships in Season 5, both the sexual and the emotional. Ms. Bauer Van Straten, however, is disappointed that her character has yet to kill anyone on screen. She says she watches Alex (Skarsgård) ripping bodies apart and wishes she got to do that.

Ms. Bauer van Straten’s character Pam, has become a maker in Season 5, having turned Tara (Rutina Wesley) in order to save her life. At the same time, Pam has been released by her own maker, Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgård).

“Everything really is at stake for Pam. It expanded this year for me. Pam became totally 3D.”

Kristin and Joe Discuss Sex with Werewolves and the True Blood Season 5 Finale

Mr. Manangiello revealed that there is a rougher version of Alcide’s drunken make-out session with Sookie (Anna Paquin) than the one that finally aired. That footage, however, is on the cutting room floor. He also told about conversations he had with showrunner Alan Ball, before the filming of Season 5 regarding what sex with a werewolf would be like.

“We both agreed that the girl wakes up in the morning and does that ‘Oh’ thing, and then does the cowgirl walk the whole day.”

Ms. Bauer van Straten confessed to being a geek herself over the television show Battlestar Galactica. At a previous ComicCon she met Tricia Helfer (Cylon Number Six), who had never seen True Blood and didn’t realize Ms. Bauer van Straten was also an actress.

 “So I have this really awkward photo with Tricia Helfer somewhere.”

When asked about the True Blood Season 5 finale, neither actor could say much without spoilers. Ms. Bauer van Straten was happy with what Pam got to do during her scenes. Mr. Manganiello was thrilled to have Robert Patrick (Terminator 2) playing his father and said his scenes are sufficiently bloody.

This video is a very entertaining watch. The actors interact with friendship and humor that can’t be described and do it justice.


Source: The Hollywood Reporter


Kristin and Abri van Straten to Appear at the Foundry on April 10

March 8, 2011

Playing in Los Angeles

A few weeks back I reported that Kristin Bauer van Straten (Pamela De Beaufort) and her husband Abri van Straten would be putting in an appearance at Phoenix Comic Con in May. Recently however, it was announced via Abri van Straten’s website that he will be doing a gig in Los Angeles.

Abri will be playing at the Foundry on Melrose on April 10th, 2011 according to his website.  Kristin herself also put out the word on Twitter:

“My husband, #AbrivanStraten, is playing at The Foundry on Melrose on Sunday, 4/10/2011”

Fans of the South African band, the Lemmings may recognize Abri as their front man. But he is also a solo artist in his own right, having released his album Sunlight and Shadows last year. 

Kristin will be at the Foundry that night as well supporting her husband. So if you are interested in going out for dinner and great music on Sunday, April 10th from 8:30-11:30pm head over to the Foundry .More information about the restaurant can be found here. The details of the gig are listed below:

Abri van Straten

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

The Foundry on Melrose
7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

If you have not yet heard the music of Abri van Straten but are interested in attending the event, his CDs are available from Kristin and Abri via Kristin will also include a personalized autographed photo of herself as Pam. For more information and to buy the CDs please click here.

 Abri’s music can also found on iTunes.

To learn more about Kristin Bauer visit her website, like her on Facebook, or follow her on Twitter.

If you’re planning to attend Abri’s gig, please let us know in the comments below!

Sources:– “Playing in Los Angeles on April 10th
Twitter– @BauervanStraten

 (Image Credit: Women’s


Kristin Bauer van Straten and Joe Manganiello Shine at the Art of Elysium Heaven Gala

January 18, 2011

True Blood Stars Come Out for Charity

Kristin at Art of Elysium GalaThe ever beautiful and talented Kristin Bauer van Straten (Pamela Swynford De Beaufort) was spotted at the Art of Elysium Heaven Gala on January 15, 2011 along with husband Abri van Straten. Fellow True Blood co-star Joe Manganiello (Alcide Herveaux) was also in attendance looking quite debonair with fiancée Audra Marie at his side.

Kristin and Joe attended the event for the Art of Elysium Foundation which was created in 1997. Its purpose is to bring children who are dealing with serious medical conditions together with actors, artists, and musicians who in turn provide the children with workshops in disciplines such as acting, art, music, and fashion.

Joe Manganiello and Audra MarieCelebrity fashion blog The Fashion Patrol also attended the event and snapped some very nice pictures of our True Blood cast members. Kristin was interviewed by the blog in a video that can be seen below. In it, she states that the sparkly dress that she is wearing is designed by Mandalay and that awards season to her means being dressed up and attending events. But in true Kristin style, the actress says that while she keeps track of True Blood’s nominations, she prefers to stick to being an actor.

Kristin’s interview starts at 6:02 and ends around 6:30.

We here at TBN commend Kristin and Joe for supporting what seems to be a very worthy and worthwhile cause and cannot wait to see what they bring to the new season of True Blood in June!

Source: The Fashion Patrol– “The Art of Elysium’s 4th Annual Black Tie Heaven Gala”
(Photo Credits: The Fashion Patrol and A.S. Law)
(Video Credit: YouTube- The Fashion Patrol)

Edited By: Diana Edwards