‘True Blood’ Season 5: Peter Mensah joins the vamps (Photos)

True Blood Season 5

Several new images from the upcoming fifth season of HBO’s True Blood have been released. Spartacus star Peter Mensah was a surprising new addition to the cast. He will play the role of KibweHis character acts as a chancellor of the Vampire Authority and is quite liberal minded, and peaceful, believing in rehabilitation for lawbreakers, rather than punishment. Rutina Wesley‘s character was noticeably absent from the images. But we’re sure that’s just a ploy to keep viewers in the dark about her remarkable recovery after being shot in the head in the season 4 finale. The cable network also released some images of Nelsan Ellis with a special kind of haircut.

True Blood Season 5
True Blood Season 5

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

(Photos: John P. Johnson/HBO)


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