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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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  • Sabrina

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

  • Lani

    Yay!!!! Love him, good move!

  • BEAN


  • ren

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

  • kj

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

  • Debbie

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

  • sky

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

  • Trueblooding

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

  • lil

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

  • Frozoid

    He is so sexy.

  • Frozoid

    He is so sexy.

  • British Latin American

    It is time for Mariska to leave SVU.

  • tami

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

  • Emma

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

  • camillus

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

  • funny girl in town of island

    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.