05/12/2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
In the latest in a series of promotional posters
for the hit vampire drama True Blood
, HBO is hinting at things -- namely werewolves -- to come. Joe Manganiello
has signed on to play werewolf Alcide Herveaux
, a season 3 love interest for Anna Paquin
's Sookie Stackhouse.
In the books by Charlaine Harris
that the show is based on, Alcide helps Sookie search for her beloved vampire beau Bill Compton (played by Stephen Moyer
), who went missing
at the end of season 2.
Sookie isn't the only one getting a love interest. Southland
star Kevin Alejandro
is joining the cast
as well to play Jesus, who will catch the eye of Lafayette, Bon Temps flashy short-order cook. Could he be another wolf in sheep's clothing?
‘s third season premieres June 13 on HBO.Tell us: Are you excited for the return of True Blood? Any thoughts, theories or wishes for its characters?