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August 25, 2009

Evan Rachel Wood heads to HBO’s ‘True Blood’ UPDATE

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It might be considered a disservice to her people that instead of playing a sweet girl studying for her Bat Mitzvah, Evan Rachel Wood entered Hollywood as a self-mutilating, drug addicted teenager in the movie “Thirteen.” For what it’s worth, Wood has never been interested in playing “sweet girls” but she’s not exactly a mean girl either. Instead, she’s chosen to portray psychologically conflicted young women who are wise beyond their years in intellect but act like immature adults (might that explain her romance with rocker Marilyn Manson?). This past year, you’ve seen her as Mickey Rourke’s estranged daughter in the Oscar nominated “The Wrestler” and as Larry David’s young muse in the Woody Allen film, “Whatever Works” (now in theaters). Next up, the North Carolina native will appear on HBO’s “True Blood” vampire series as the vampire Queen of Louisiana. According to Entertainment Weekly, this vampire is French, “charming, wily, ruthless and wise.” Wood has been tapped to appear in two episodes and if the show is renewed for a third season, well, let’s put it this way—Marilyn Manson wouldn’t be disappointed.

In a recent interview with EOnline, Wood discussed her thoughts on the show’s notorious, graphic sex. “I don’t know if I am having sex with anyone yet,” she tells E, “but I certainly have a steamy scene with someone that I don’t think you’d really expect.” Wood has already hinted that it might be another woman because a vampire “goes both ways.” Based on Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse novels, “True Blood” often has intense, violent sex with characters completely nude. The soft porn qualities don’t bother Wood; she’s open to anything, she says. “They are bringing me back next season, so [nudity is] always a possibility.”

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