True Blood: First Look At Brand New Photos From Season 6

Rutina Wesley as Tara Thornton, Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse and Lucy Griffiths as Nora Gainsborough in 'True Blood' Season 6 Rutina Wesley as Tara Thornton, Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse and Lucy Griffiths as Nora Gainsborough in 'True Blood' Season 6

HBO has dropped 22 brand new photos from Season 6 of “True Blood.”

The pics feature returning stars Alexander Skarsgard as Eric Northman and Kristin Bauer van Straten as Pam, covered in blood, as well as an unbloody Stephen Moyer as Bill Compton (he, of course ended Season 5 drenched in it).

Other shots show newcomers to the franchise, including Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Nicole Wright, Rutger Hauer as Niall Brigant, Rob Kazinksky as Ben Flynn, Arliss Howard as Governor Truman Burrell and Amelia Rose Blaire as Willa Burrell.

PHOTOS: ‘True Blood’ Season 6: All The New Photos!

There’s also hot shots of Joe Manganiello as Alcide Herveaux, Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse and Ryan Kwanten as Jason Stackhouse.

“True Blood” returns to HBO on June 16 at 9 PM.

-- Jolie Lash

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