June 10, 2009 07:25:12 GMT
Held over at Paramount Pictures' studio, the premiere event was aimed to promote the second season that airs June 14.
The Paramount Theater in Los Angeles hosted the second season premiere party for "True Blood" on Tuesday, June 9. In attendance was real-life couple Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin who arrived together on the red carpet, posing individually, as a couple and with creator Alan Ball.
Following the stream for red carpet photo session were the main cast of the vampire drama series such as Sam Trammell, Rutina Wesley, and Ryan Kwanten. The latest came to the event with his mother Kris. Additionally, Carrie Preston who plays Arlene Fowler in the series was accompanied by her actor husband Michael Emerson, who can be recognized playing Ben Linus on ABC's "Lost".
Others spotted within the crowd were cast Alexander Skarsgard and Todd Lowe, as well as guests Rebecca Mader and Perrey Reeves. Noticeably missing was Nelsan Ellis whose character Lafayette is said to be the body found on the finale of season 1.
"True Blood" season 2 begins Sunday, June 14 on HBO. Four clips were released as a sneak peek to the new season.
Update: Nelsan Ellis turned up at the event later on, wearing a cap and brown suit.