It's official; vampires really don't live forever. HBO announced today that True Blood will be ending its run in 2014.
“True Blood has been nothing short of a defining show for HBO. Alan Ball took the books by Charlaine Harris, assembled a brilliant cast led by the magnificent Anna Paquin in the role of Sookie Stackhouse, and crafted a show that has taken its many devoted fans on an unforgettable journey. Alan passed the baton to Brian Buckner, who led our fantastic writers and crew in crafting a spectacular sixth season, and he will lead us through the seventh and final season of this amazing show. Together with its legions of fans, it will be hard to say goodbye to the residents of Bon Temps, but I look forward to what promises to be a fantastic final chapter of this incredible show," HBO's own Michael Lombardo said in a statement to the press.
The sixth season of True Blood, which aired its season finale on HBO this summer kept it as one of the most popular series, but the next season will still be its last so the show can go out on a specific note and say a proper good-bye for fans.
“From the moment I read Charlaine’s books, I thought there was potential for something really special," Alan Ball said.
“Then our amazing writers, cast and crew brought her world to life in a way that exceeded my wildest expectations. I’m deeply grateful to HBO for being true partners and collaborators, and, of course, to the viewers who chose to spend Sunday nights in Bon Temps with us.”
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