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Borders Expands ‘True Blood’ Universe With Exclusive Web Content

30 Apr, 2009 By: Billy Gil

Anna Paquin in True Blood

Borders is giving fans of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse vampire novels and the HBO series “True Blood,” based on the books, more to bite into with exclusive video content at Borders.com/trueblood.

Starting today fans can visit the site and view such content as behind-the-scenes footage including interviews with director Alan Ball and actors Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, character pieces and a first-season recap. The site also features an excerpt of Harris’ upcoming book in the series Dead and Gone (coming out May 5 from Penguin), a Q&A with Harris, an author essay and a look at upcoming book covers for the series.

True Blood: The Complete First Season streets May 19 on DVD ($59.99) and Blu-ray Disc ($79.98) from HBO Home Video. Borders.com is taking preorders now.

“The [‘True Blood’] brand is truly exploding, and we could not be more pleased to be a destination for all things ‘True Blood’ and Charlaine Harris,” said Rich Fahle, VP of Borders.com.

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