With filming of Season 4 of True Blood set to start next week fans have anxiously been awaiting more tidbits and casting news! Deadline.com is reporting that three new characters have officially been cast for the upcoming season.
Luna, who will be played by Janina Gavankar, is a shapeshifting teacher who will first be seen at an informal gathering of other shifters. Gavankar has been seen previously in The Gates and The L Word and will be a series regular.
Daisy will be part of the wiccan group that Marnie (Fiona Shaw) is part of and will be played by Alexandra Brecekenridge. Brecekenridge, who has mainly done voice-over work on Family Guy, will be a recurring character.
Naomi We previously reported that a casting call had gone out for Naomi, and that role has now been cast. Naomi, who is a fierce fighter who participates in underground cage fights for money, will be played by Vedette Lim. Lim has previously been seen in the soap opera As The World Turns and will be a recurring character.
In other Season 4 news, Jessica Tuck, who plays Nan Flannigan the public face of vampires, has been promoted to series regular so it looks like we’ll be seeing a lot more of her this season.