‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
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‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere

‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actors Anna Paquin and husband Stephen Moyer, who play Sookie Stackhouse and Bill Compton, respectively, attend the premiere at the Arclight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. Moyer says a romance between Sookie and the Viking Eric Northman would be “great for the show.”  (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actor Joe Manganiello plays Alcide Herveaux, a construction worker who is a werewolf on the show. Manganiello said he would trade in his built physique if the role called for it.

“If Alcide was described as weighing 300 pounds with a comb-over and missing his front teeth, that’s what I would look like,” he said. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actor Alexander Skarsgard plays flying vampire Eric Northman, who gets intimate with Sookie Stackhouse in the fourth season of the HBO series. Playing his Viking character on the show has vaulted the actor’s career.  (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actor Ryan Kwanten plays Sookie’s brother Jason Stackhouse on the show. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Rutina Wesley plays Sookie’s confrontational and headstrong best friend Tara Thornton. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Deborah Ann Woll plays Jessica Hamby, a teenage vampire involuntarily made by Bill Compton. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Evan Rachel Wood plays Louisiana vampire queen Sophie-Anne Leclerq. The actress recently starred in the HBO mini-series “Mildred Pierce,” where she had to be believable as a coloratura soprano. Read about the challenges of that role here.  (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
“True Blood” creator Alan Ball said there will be a few changes this season. Read about the spoilers here(Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actor Marshall Allman plays shapeshifter Tommy Mickens, Sam Merlotte’s biological younger brother. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actor Nelsan Ellis plays Lafayette Reynolds, a flamboyant fry cook who is under the spell of his witch-boyfriend Jesus Velasquez. Click here for photos of other famous TV witches. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Lindsay Pulsipher plays full-blooded “werepanther” Crystal Norris. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actor Aaron Perilo plays Blackburn, a new character who is a sheriff. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Stephanie Erb plays Luellen, a member of the season’s witch coven. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Janina Gavankar portrays Luna, a schoolteacher with eyes for Sam Merlotte. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actors Kristin Bauer, who plays vampire Pam De Beaufort, and her South African husband, musician Abri van Straten of the band the Lemmings. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
“Entourage” actress Perrey Reeves. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
“The Killing” actress Jamie Anne Allman. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Executive producer Gregg Fienberg and actress Annie Fitzgerald, who plays a new character named Kirsch. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Courtney Ford plays detective Portia Bellefleur. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Adina Porter plays Tara’s alcoholic mother, Lettie Mae Thornton. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Brit Morgan plays Debbie Pelt (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actor Chris Bauer plays detective Andy Bellefleur. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Jessica Tuck plays Nan Flanagan. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actor Dean Chekvala is Roy in the series. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
Premiere of HBO’s ‘True Blood’ - Season 4
Actress Fiona Dourif plays Casey in the show. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actress Lauren Bowles is Holly Cleary. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actors Chris Pierce and Tara Buck, who plays Ginger in the show. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Bestselling author Charlaine Harris, who penned the “The Southern Vampire Mysteries” series, which serves as a basis for the show. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
‘True Blood’ Season 4 premiere
Actor Todd Lowe plays Terry Bellefleur. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
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