The cast for HBO's next season of "True Blood" continues to grow. HR is reporting that Lauren Bowles has landed a key new role on Alan Ball's hit series. The actress will recur in five episodes of the vampire drama's upcoming third season, with an option to continue as a regular on Season 4.
She will play Holly Cleary, a thirtysomething mother of two who applies for a job at Merlotte's and creeps out Arlene (Carrie Preston) with her oddly prescient observations. Holly Cleary is a major character in the Southern Vampire Mysteries books "True Blood" is based on, in which Holly is a practicing Wiccan.
HBO has also revealed two new promotional clips for the next season, based around the character of Tara. Check them out below.