By Mirembe Martina
Vampire serie, True Blood is coming to an end according to HBO.
The series’ end was announced by the network yesterday, Tuesday 3rd September saying it will end with its seventh season in 2014.
“True Blood has been nothing short of a defining show for HBO,” Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, said in a statement. “Together with its legions of fans, it will be hard to say goodbye to the residents of Bon Temps, but I look forward to what promises to be a fantastic final chapter of this incredible show.”
The show managed to bring stars Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer and Alexander Skarsgard to the forefront of Hollywood’s A-listers, will return for its seventh and final 10-episode season next summer. Paquin and Moyer met during auditions for the series in 2007 took the on-screen love to out to the real world, the two married in 2010 and welcomed their twins in August 2012.
“From the moment I read Charlaine’s books, I thought there was potential for something really special,” Ball said of the series. “Then our amazing writers, cast and crew brought her world to life in a way that exceeded my wildest expectations.”
The season finale of the sixth season, showed Sookie Stackhouse (Paquin) nearly being wrestled into becoming a faerie-vampire bride to bad boy vampire Warlow (Rob Kazinsky) but was saved by her brother Jason (Ryan Kwanten).
“As we take a final walk through Bon Temps together, we will do our very best to bring Sookie’s story to a close with heart, imagination and, of course, fun,” Brian Buckner said.