HBO Brings True Blood Reboot

HBO Brings True Blood Reboot

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HBO is rebooting the 2008 to 2013 hit fantasy series, True Blood! Based off of Charlaine Harris’ series of vampire novels, True Blood’s original series featured Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer. No word yet as to the reboot’s actors, story line or release date, but our blood is pumping for more news!

You’ll Be Shook By What Books These Movies Are Based On

You’ll Be Shook By What Books These Movies Are Based On

There’s a saying that no idea is original, that everything is borrowed or recycled to make something new. That is definitely the case with these movies and shows. Spoiler warning for all mediums listed.   You (2018 – ) The captivating Netflix thriller is actually based on both You and Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes. Like all adaptations, there are a few ways that the show moves away from the events of the novel as a way to keep things fresh. A major, but common, shift is the addition of characters that never existed in the original novels. Characters like …

5 Bloody Fantastic Vampire Adaptations: From Book to Screen

5 Bloody Fantastic Vampire Adaptations: From Book to Screen

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Vampires are climbing out of their coffins and onto our TV screens—and we’re rushing to invite them in. For centuries, vampires have been both monster and metaphor, a representation of anything from immigration, to capitalism, to homosexuality. These creatures have been whatever we needed them to be… including sexy, sparkly, teen heartthrobs when the cultural zeitgeist demanded it. But mostly, they’ve been damn entertaining. Whether they’re scary or scary seductive, vampires continue to be the subject of our collective fascination. Here are five phenomenal onscreen adaptations of the most unique vampire novels out there. 1. NOS4A2   Listen, feminism and …

‘True Blood’ Actor Nelsan Ellis Dies At 39

‘True Blood’ Actor Nelsan Ellis Dies At 39

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Nelsan Ellis, most famous for his role as short-order cook Lafayette Reynolds on HBO’s ‘True Blood’, has passed away after complications with heart failure. This was confirmed by his manager Emily Gerson Saines.   Born in Harvey, Illinois in 1977, Ellis went to Thorn Ridge High School before attending Illinois State University. Ellis then earned his B.F.A. from the prestigious Juilliard School, where he also found himself a class above his eventual ‘True Blood’ co-star, Rutina Wesley.   Via The Huffington Post   In 2008, Ellis joined the cast for ‘True Blood’, a HBO dark horror fantasy television show based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris. Since then, he has …