True Blood Season 3 is coming to a TV near you.  Season three of True Blood starts…let me check here, ah yes – June 13th, 2010! While Sookie Stackhouse is looking for Bill, the people in the town of Bon Temps have their own problems. Season three will have twelve episodes, so savor them all. And each of these episodes will be full of regular, returning cast members, and new guest stars. Oh, goody!

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Returning are series regulars Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Sam Trammell, Nelsan Ellis, Chris Bauer, Carrie Preston, Todd Lowe as Terry Bellefleur; Jim Parrack, Alexander Skarsgard, Deborah Ann Woll, William Sanderson, Mariana Klaveno and Kristin Bauer van Straten.

Joining the cast in season three are: Denis O’Hare as Russell Edgington, the Vampire King of Mississippi; Joe Manganiello as Alcide, a benevolent werewolf assigned to help Sookie; Brit Morgan as Debbie Pelt, Alcide’s werewolf ex-girlfriend; Theo Alexander as Russell Edgington’s royal consort Talbot; Grant Bowler as Coot, a werewolf; Lauren Bowles as Holly, a new Merlotte’s waitress; Marshall Allman as Sam’s long-lost brother Tommy Mickens; J. Smith Cameron as Sam’s mother Melinda Mickens; Cooper Huckabee as Sam’s father Joe Lee Mickens; Alfre Woodard as Ruby Jean Reynolds, Lafayette’s mom; James Frain as Franklin Mott, a vampire with a hidden agenda; Kevin Alejandro as Jesus Velasquez, an orderly who connects with Lafayette; and Lindsay Pulsipher as Crystal Norris, a mysterious girl from out of town who shares an instant connection with Jason. Returning this season is Evan Rachel Wood as Sophie-Anne, the Vampire Queen of Louisiana.

And if you want to relive season two of True Blood, True Blood: The Compete Second Season will be released on DVD and Blu-ray May 25. Some bonus features will include “Character Perspectives,” “Vampire News,” trivia and audio commentary.

Previously: Time to Watch some VAMPIRE ACTION this Summer, AMIRITE?