Michelle Forbes Explains the Inspiration Behind True Blood’s Maryann


There's a great interview over at TV Guide with Michelle Forbes, who plays the hedonistic maenad who may or may not also be a crazy, hooved killer on HBO's True Blood. In it, she talks about how she prepared for the role by "watching a lot of Ken Russell films. I thought a lot about New York in the '80s, [avant-garde punk singer] Lydia Lunch, when there was just freedom and excess and people were just knocking down walls, and there was chaos and destruction." [TV Guide]