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Alan Ball's LGBT Vision: Audio Interview

By Charlotte Robinson, September 05, 2008




Alan Ball is an Academy Award-winning screenwriter, director, producer & occasional actor, who is best known for writing the screenplay for the Oscar-winning film "American Beauty" & for creating the HBO original drama series "Six Feet Under." He is also openly gay & a strong voice for our LGBT community.
"True Blood" is a new TV series based on the "Southern Vampire Mysteries" books by Charlaine Harris & adapted for television by Alan. The series is produced by HBO in association with Ball's production company. I caught the first episode & it lives up to Alan's magic!! The show details the fictional co-existence of vampires & humans in a small Louisiana town after Japanese made synthetic blood "TruBlood" becomes available for purchase. Anna Paquin stars as Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress @ a diner who falls in love with one of the vampires, Bill Compton played by Stephen Moyer. The show is on Sunday nights @ 9PM EST on HBO.... Check it OUT: More Info & Trailer......
Summer Bishil & director Alan Ball on the setof "Towelhead" which has a limited US releasebeginning Sept. 12th. Check it OUT..........:)
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