'True Blood' casts 'Tudors' actor as Tara's love interest, Broadway star as Sam's mom
HBO confirms that actor James Frain -- you may recognize him from "The Tudors" -- has been tapped by " True Blood" producers to play Tara's season 3 love interest, a blood-sucker named Franklin Mott with whom she has a crazy strong connection.
OMG, Tara and Sookie will so be bonding over their vampire boyfriends!
The network also confirms that Broadway stage actress J. Smith-Cameron has been cast as Sam's mom, Melinda Pickens, with whom he has a rocky past.
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