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13 January 15th, 2014 Ex-General Hospital Star Nathan Parsons Cast As The New James On TRUE BLOOD!

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Here is what appears to be a perfect fit for the perfect actor!  News this afternoon has none other than former General Hospital and Bunheads star Nathan Parsons (Ethan Lovett, GH) cast as the new James replacing Luke Grimes in the upcoming seventh season of the hit HBO vampire drama, True Blood!

TV Line broke the news that Parsons will take over the role from Grimes who asked to be released from his True Blood contract, because the actor did not like the creative direction of the character, which is brooding and soulful and a vampire!

A source close to James explained to TV Line that “Grimes initially joined the show because he wanted to work with (his Forever co-star) Deborah Ann Woll.  But when he started reading the scripts for Season 7, he was disappointed to learn that they were going in a completely different direction with James.”

True Blood has the character of James set to be the center of a romantic triangle when the series returns this summer!

What do you think of the casting of Nathan Parsons in the role of James on True Blood?  Weigh-in!

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  1. missellie says:

    I don’t watch True Blood BUT I think that Nathan Parsons will excell in any role he is given. I miss him on GH. He has a heaping measure of charisma.


  2. ethel says:

    i am so happy for nathan!


  3. Jay says:

    Guess he won’t be coming back to GH for awhile. Maybe they can get Jonathan Jackson to show up for a little bit once Nashville’s shooting ends.


  4. Rodd says:

    They are so lucky t have him. Miss him on GH.


  5. aria says:

    don’t they have nudity on that show? nathan parson naked? i’m in!


    Charday replied

    I’m in for that! He’s hot!


  6. Alan says:

    I didn’t realize actors could just quit because they don’t like the direction their story takes.


  7. Omar says:

    Nathan was good in GH and over at the short lived Bunheads..He is very talented and wish him the best…He has a a great presence and because of that, I see him becoming a big movie star down the line.


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  9. Marisa says:

    Congratulations Nathan! I loved you on GH. In my opinion, you needed better air and story line on GH. I am sure you will be great on True Blood! I hope you will drop in on GH during your breaks.


  10. Wendelyn Sullivan says:

    I think Nathan will do great, but I too, will miss him as Ethan on GH…


  11. wendy says:

    I will miss Luke Grimes as James but True Blood can’t get any better than Nathan Parsons. and how do I share this info on FB to my true blood friends…


  12. amy says:

    love true blood!! Diane played on there last season also,she was great!


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