Presenting their latest novel adaptation for television series, HBO rolled down a blood red carpet in front of The Cinerama Dome in Hollywood to celebrate the L.A. premiere of "True Blood". The special first screening event was held on Wednesday, September 4, three days before the series will be aired for the first time on September 7.
The evening celebration saw mostly the stars of the series that include Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Ryan Kwanten, Jim Parrack, Sam Trammell and Rutina Wesley. Aside from the stars, series creator Alan Ball and Southern Vampire Mysteries books author Charlaine Harris were also in attendance.
Produced by HBO in association with Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, "True Blood" tells the story where humans and vampires live a co-existing life in a small Louisiana town after Japanese-made synthetic blood, "TruBlood", are available for purchase. The series centers its plot on a telepathic waitress named Sookie Stackhouse who falls in love with one of the vampires.