Meet the Eerie Vampire Authority in Newest True Blood Promo

Waiting sucks, doesn’t it? HBO feels your pain, which is why they have released another sneak peek of the upcoming fifth season of True Blood. This new promo features Christopher Meloni’s eerie Vampire Authority character. On top of a new promo, HBO has also released over a dozen character photos from Season 5! See the promo and pictures below!

Christopher Meloni’s character is the haunting star in the promo video. It shows the ancient vampire in a dark ceremony that involves him giving a drop of his blood to a girl, before he flashes his fangs. Also seen in the teaser is Christopher Heyerdahl, who plays Vampire Authority chancellor Dieter Brown.

Check out the “Waiting Sucks” promo for yourself:

Meloni’s Vampire Authority character Roman is described as someone who is powerful and holds the fate of Bill and Eric in his hands. As for the Vampire Authority, it is said to be a mysterious council created by Roman and comprising of seven of the most powerful vampires in existence. This council is the ultimate authority over all vampires in the world, and is worshiped by many with an almost religious fervor. According to Season 5 rumors, we will be seeing a lot of the Authority this upcoming season. That’s sure to cause all kinds of wild drama.

Other new faces that will appear on the show this upcoming season include Eric’s vampire sister Nora (Lucy Griffiths), fairy Claudette (Camilla Luddington) and other members of the Vampire Authority played by Peter Mensah, Carolyn Hennesy, Valentina Cervis and Jacob Hopkins. To meet all of the new characters, head over HERE for the full list.

Now for the pictures! Check out the first Season 5 poster and the very first character photos just released by HBO:

True Blood Season 5 will premiere Sunday, June 10 at 9/8c on HBO.

What do you think of the latest “Waiting Sucks” promo?

– Moonlight

By Moonlight

Moonlight (aka Amanda) loves to write about, read about and learn about everything pertaining to vampires. You will most likely find her huddled over a book of vampire folklore with coffee in hand. Touch her coffee and she may bite you (and not in the fun way).


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