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Christopher Meloni: True Blood's Newest Vampire!

Christopher Meloni: True Blood's Newest Vampire!

Christopher Meloni is the newest star of True Blood!

The 50-year-old Law & Order: SVU alum will play “an ancient, powerful vampire who holds the fate of Bill and Eric in his hands,” True Blood executive producer Alan Ball told TVLine.

TVLine’s Michael Ausiello added on his WhoSay account that Chris‘ character is also “the mastermind of the mainstream movement.”

True Blood will return to HBO for a fifth season starting in the summer of 2012.

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16 Comments

# 1

Seems like a good choice for a powerful vampire ! We can see in him how he can be strong

# 2

Yay!!!! Love him, good move!

# 3

OH MY GOD!! WHAT A GREAT CHOICE!!!!

# 4

awesome… i remember him in harold and kumar as freakshow.. it was hilarious …

# 5

Yay, loved him to pieces on OZ giving one of the best ever portrayals of a conflicted villain. Excellent choice.

# 6

More guy candy for True Blood. Someone in casting is really taking the female viewers into consideration. Can’t wait – just another six months!

# 7

can’t decide if this is a step up or a giant step backward.

# 8
Trueblooding @ 12/14/2011 at 11:51 am

Can’t Wait!! No one does evil and naked better than Chris Meloni!

# 9

are we gonna see him naked???????!!! great choice!

He is so sexy.

He is so sexy.

British Latin American @ 12/14/2011 at 2:16 pm

It is time for Mariska to leave SVU.

this is awesome news! i love chris and think he is an amazing actor and i’m sure he will do a wonderful job.

Good by goody-goody Elliot, hello naughty vampire…Chris Meloni will ‘kill’ in this role!

Great casting, he’ll have to get naked with Eric & Bill maybe in more fantasies that Sookie has.

Cool!And great casting on true blood,i cannot wait to see chris meloni will naked with bill&eric.And he will kill it from this role of true blood!Get naughty vampire.

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