True Blood Cast Featured in Various Projects

February 13, 2009 by  

trueblood2_2-300x199Several “True Blood” cast members have been busy with various projects or roles during their hiatus from “True Blood” before coming back to shoot Season 2. Alexander Skarsgard had the opportunity to be involved in several productions including lending his voice to the character Stefan in the Swedish SciFi animation “Metropia” and as well as starring in “Beyond the Pole” which is currently in post-production.

Alexander Skarsgård as Eric Northman

Ryan Kwanten had also been keeping himself busy by starring in a movie entitled “Don’t Fade Away” co-starring with Mischa Barton, Beau Bridges and Ja Rule. Ryan also is the voice of Soren in the Australian animated feature entitled “Guardians of Ga’Hoole” in which he co-stars with fellow Aussie Hugh Jackman and Hugo Weaving.

Ryan Kwanten as Jason Stackhouse

Golden Globe winner Anna Paquin seems to constantly have many projects on the go and her ability to find time to play these many roles during “True Blood’s” off-season is impressive. Just recently Anna finished filming the “Hallmark Hall of Fame” presentation in Latvia entitled “The Courageous Heat of Irena Sandler” which will be airing on CBS on April 19, 2009.

Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse. (Photo Credit: HBO / John P. Johnson)

Nelsan Ellis recently was featured in the movie “The Express’ and will be seen in another upcoming movie “The Soloist’ co-starring Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx and Stephen Root (Lafayette’s vampire blood donor). Kristen Bauer was involved in the movie “Subject: I Love You” which was filmed in Manila prior to starting her shoot on “True Blood” season 1 and it is currently in post-production.

Nelsan Ellis as Lafayette Reynolds Photo Credit: HBO / Jaimie Trueblood

Sam Trammell, Jim Parrack and Michael Raymond-James have been busy guest starring on various TV series before the start of season 2. Sam Trammell appeared as a guest star on “Medium” starring Patricia Arquette, Jim Parrack was able to take a different approach then his usual Hoyt character as a guest star on “Supernatural” and Michael Raymond-James played an absent and irresponsible father in a guest spot on “ER”.

Sam Trammell as Sam Merlotte Photo Credit: HBO / John P. Johnson

(Photo credit: HBO Inc.)