Christopher Meloni Lands Major ‘True Blood’ Role

ALTChristopher Meloni, just over six months removed from his abrupt Law & Order: SVU departure, has signed up for a regular role on HBO’s True Blood.

The veteran actor will join the hit series beginning with season 5, and he’ll play “an ancient, powerful vampire who holds the fate of Bill and Eric in his hands,” according to the series’ creator, Alan Ball (as told to TV Line).

Meloni is no stranger to HBO, having played Chris Keller for three seasons on the network’s prison drama, Oz. He’ll soon be seen on the big screen, too, as Col. Hardy in 2013’s highly anticipated Superman movie, Man of Steel.

Source: TV Line

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