"True Blood" is going full throttle this week, releasing not only the first cast photo of season 3 but also the first webisode written by Alan Ball and also a teaser titled "Bill Is Missing". The vampire series will premiere on June 13 on HBO.
With the tag line "Do Bad Things", the poster is ordinary if people won't look beyond the positioning of each character. Bill, Sookie and Eric love triangle is put upfront and center while former flames Tara and Sam are huddled together in the back. The poster, while presenting none of the new characters in season 3, does include Pam, Jessica and Lafayette.
The webisode meanwhile is featuring Eric and his second in command Pam. The vampires are auditioning for the new stripper for Fangtasia but fall upon a bunch of weirdos before finding a Russian beauty. The webisode which will be released each week leading to the season premiere includes a reference to Pam being a lesbian and vampires having dry sense of humor. As previously reported, the webisode will not interfere with the new season or has anything to do with season 2.
In the meantime, "Bill Is Missing" is the video version of the poster which was released last week. Having bottles of TruBlood being produced with a photo of Bill as missing person in the back, the teaser is questioning "Where is he?". Bill was in fact kidnapped by an unknown in the season 2 finale.