Arliss Howard to Govern True Blood Season 6

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Arliss Howard is set to lay down the law on True Blood.

According to TV Line, the long-time actor (Rubicon, Medium, Moneyball) will come on board the HBO smash as a series regular next summer, portraying Creighton Burrell, the Governor of Louisiana.

The character will be a sensitive single father who has a strong dislike for vampires… because his wife ran off with one!

Arliss Howard

In other True Blood Season 6 casting news:

  • Robert Patrick has been promoted to series regular.
  • Rob Kazinsky is on board as a faerie with feelings for Sookie.
  • Rutger Hauer will play a shady individual named Macklyn, someone with a connection to the Stackhouse siblings.

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