Fang-tastic. Vampires are always in fashion, like choker necklaces or flared jeans. It’s no surprise — especially when Hollywood keeps finding such great actors to play them.
Megan Thee StallionTweeting that she loves vampire TV shows, she revealed that she has a soft place for them in July 2021. Nina Dobrev‘s character Elena Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries. The rapper was so attached the vampire that she stopped watchingThe actress quit in the sixth season. (Dobrev returned for the 2017 series finale two years later.
Thought Ian Somerhalder‘s Damon was the Grammy winner’s favorite brother on the CW show, it’s actually a much more graphic supernatural drama that holds a special place in her heart: True Blood.
“I’ve watched every season like 10 times… might be my favorite show lol,” she told a fan who asked if she’d seen it.
True BloodA plethora iconic vampires were introduced, all of whom were played by actors who made their characters unforgettable. From Evan Rachel Wood‘s Queen Sophie-Anne Leclerq to Alexander Skarsgard‘s Eric Northman, the cast left an impact on fans before the series ended in 2014.
Leading lady Anna PaquinSookie Stackhouse, the vampire-loving waitress, was played by Jeremy Stackhouse. “They’re sexy and dangerous and always really hot. And they’ve been around a long time-they probably know what they’re doing,” Paquin told InterviewJust ahead of True Blood‘s 2008 premiere.
Even after a decade, the vampire trend is still strong. In October 2021, Netflix’sNight TeethStar Lucy FryThe answer was even simpler: escapism.
“People are attracted to that magic that’s a little bit outside of what our human experience can be,” Fry, who played bloodsuckers in both the 2021 Megan Fox film and 2014’s Vampire AcademyElite Daily was informed by, at the time. “The gift of film and TV is to be able to take you into a world that’s slightly different.”
It may not be the case for everyone. The whole TwilightOver the years, the cast has made a lot of funny comments about the blockbuster franchise. But the most poignant remarks are usually from Robert Pattinson. The actor who played Edward Cullen has made it clear that he does not understand the appeal to love someone who thirsts for blood.
“It’s a weird story, Twilight,” he told Jennifer Lopez During a November 2019 Va conversationriety’s Actors on Actors series. “It’s not just like — it’s strange how people responded a lot to it. I guess the books are very romantic, but at the same time, it’s not, like, ‘The Notebook’ romantic. ‘The Notebook’ is very sweet and heartbreaking, but Twilight is about this guy, and he finds the one girl he wants to be with, and he also wants to eat her. I don’t mean to eat her but to drink her blood or something. It’s not that other people are telling them they can’t be together, it’s his own body telling him that.”
Check out Pattinson, and other celebs who have donned fangs to portray vampires in TV and movies: