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Tuesday September 2, 2008 4:22 pm

Preview of True Blood: HBO’s New Vampire Series

True Blood

In the past year, we’ve seen the fan hysteria behind Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight and the cancellation of the loved-but-not-watched series . Now, we’ll get to see if another vampire-related project will be as successful as the former or as neglected as the latter.

Later this week, will introduce the latest entry in the blood-sucking genre. In True Blood, the newest creation from writer/producer/director Alan Ball (Six Feet Under), vampires are able to co-exist with humans. A synthetic supply of the red stuff allows them to feed without necessarily needing to hunt.

After the jump, you can see the moment when Sookie Stackhouse (Oscar-winner Anna Paquin) meets 173-year-old Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) for the very first time.

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Associated Press

True Blood - the small-screen adaptation of Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire Mysteries -  premieres this Sunday @ 9pm on HBO. The big-screen adaptation of will then open two months later on November 21.



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