Luke Grimes, who made his True Blood debut as dreamy vamp “James” last season, has left the show. As TVLine first reported, Grimes allegedly asked to be let out of his contract based on the new creative direction of his character. As James should presumably still be romancing Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) when the vampire drama returns, the role will be recast.
The former Brothers & Sisters star can next be seen as Christian Grey’s younger brother in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. The seventh and final season of True Blood begins airing June 2014.
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