‘True Blood’ casts its Vampire Queen

04.23.09 8 years ago


Evan Rachel Wood has reportedly been cast in a key role in the second season of HBO’s “True Blood.”

According to EW’s Michael Ausiello, Wood will play Sophie-Anne, the vampire Queen of Louisiana, making two appearances late in the show’s second season. The role could be recurring in subsequent seasons, should “True Blood” be renewed.

In Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels, Sophie-Anne LeClerq is a 500-year-old vampire of French descent. Her connections within both the human and vampire worlds expand Sookie’s (Anna Paquin) involvement with the supernatural community at large. 

The second season of “True Blood” premieres on HBO on June 14. Check out Season Two Pictures HERE and a scene from the show HERE.

Wood most recently appeared on the big screen in the Oscar nominated indie hit “The Wrestler” and showcased her singing voice in the Beatles musical “Across the Universe.”

Before her movie breakout role in “Thirteen,” Wood won acclaim for her small screen work on “Once and Again” and “Profiler.”

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