A ‘True Blood’ musical is in the works

06.18.14 3 years ago

A “True Blood” musical is in the works
The HBO drama”s composer, Nathan Barr, has pitched a “True Blood: The Musical” that would focus on Sookie Stackhouse. “I think we're really going to try to return to the roots of the show,” says Barr, who got some help from Stephen Moyer in his presentation to HBO.

“Fargo” creator: We”re not like Rust Cohle – “This is a more optimistic view of the world”
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