Inside ‘True Blood’’s Fourth Season Interview with Alan Ball

Alan Ball was interviewed by Jace Lacob from the Daily Beast.  Ball revealed True Blood Season 4 it’s a real love story!

About Season 3:

For his part, Ball doesn’t look back once a chapter comes to an end. “Honestly, at this point, I don’t even remember Season 3,” he said. “I’m not a big postmortem guy. Maybe that’s just a way of avoiding even my own criticism, but there’s so much to be done now, so I just move on.”

Vampires vs. Witches:

“For the first time, our vampires are facing a real enemy who is not another [more powerful] vampire,” Ball said of Season 4’s Big Bad, related to the coven of witches at the center of the storyline. “For the first time, our vampires have had their weapons taken away from them. There’s a really funny moment later in the season where they have to resort to conventional weapons because their powers are very effectively taken from them…

More Love!

The season may be a little touch more romantic than other seasons have been… It’s a real love story.”

About fans expectations:

“Once you start paying too much attention to that stuff, then it all becomes about your perception of what other people’s perceptions of the show are,” said Ball, who doesn’t visit Internet boards to see what fans are talking about and will never join Twitter. “I don’t want to create a direct line between myself and fans of the show and start feeling like I have to satisfy this particular desire or need of these people, because then it’s not writing, it’s marketing.”

Happiness in True Blood:

“I have a rule of thumb,” said Ball. “Once people come together and they’re happy, they get one episode of happiness before we blow it all to hell.”

Inside ‘True Blood’’s Fourth Season-An interview with Alan Ball.

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