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True Blood is back with season 6 on HBO, just days behind US premiere

tv Updated: Jun 25, 2013 17:17 IST
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HBO Original Series by Oscar and Emmy winner Alan Ball, True Blood is set to embark on its journey for season 6 in India on Wednesday, July 3.

Interestingly, the India premiere is scheduled just days after its US launch on16th June 2013.

The ten-episode season six introduces several jarring storylines that threaten what little sense of normalcy remains in and around Bon Temps. The Authority is in flames. True Blood is in short supply. As Bill comes to terms with his newfound powers after emerging reincarnated from a pool of blood, humans are in open conflict with vampires like never before. Meanwhile, Sookie and Jason must steel themselves for an encounter with their parents' killer: the mysterious and ancient Warlow.

In addition to Anna Paquin, Alexander Skarsgård and Stephen Moyer, who also directs the season premiere, the cast includes Ryan Kwanten as Sookie's trouble-prone brother, Jason Stackhouse; Rutina Wesley as Pam's newly-turned progeny, Tara Thornton; Sam Trammell ; Nelsan Ellis; Carrie Preston; Todd Lowe ; Chris Bauer , sheriff Andy Bellefleur; Deborah Ann Woll; Kristin Bauer van Straten; Lauren Bowles as Holly, a Merlotte's waitress; Joe Manganiello; Michael McMillian; Lucy Griffiths; Kelly Overton and Anna Camp.

New faces to be introduced with season 6 include Arliss Howard as Louisiana Governor Truman Burrell; Rob Kazinsky as Ben, a stranger with faerie ties; Rutger Hauer as Niall, a faerie grandfather; Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Nicole, a pro-vampire activist; and Amelia Rose-Blaire as Truman Burrell's daughter, Willa.

True Blood was created by Alan Ball; based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris; executive producers, Alan Ball, Brian Buckner, Gregg Fienberg, Mark Hudis,Alexander Woo and Raelle Tucker; co-executive producers, Angela Robinson and Rob DesHotel; supervising producer, Robin Veith; co-producer, Christina Jokanovich.