Ashley Jones: A Nip of TRUE BLOOD News

The second season of TRUE BLOOD premieres on HBO in June, and new cast member Ashley Jones gives us the update on sinking her teeth into the Daphne role and juggling it with that of BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL’s Bridget.

Soap Opera Weekly: How’s it going with TRUE BLOOD? Have you wrapped filming?

Ashley Jones: I’m still working on that, and it’s going really, really well. I’m loving every minute of it. There have been a couple of days where I work all night, and I drive straight to the set of B&B, and they’re like, “Oh, well, we’ll just touch you up,” and I can’t even take my makeup off! But those days are few and far between. And talk about quality problems — I should be so lucky! [Working on both shows], it’s definitely a quality problem to have.

Weekly: People have Bridget right now on B&B, and something to look forward to when TRUE BLOOD premieres.

Jones: We know it’s premiering in the middle of June, so we’re gearing up for that.

Weekly: It’s an intriguing opportunity, because people are invested in that show, and people are invested in B&B, and…

Jones:…hopefully we’ll get a few crossovers!

Weekly: Sure…why not pull the viewers in with some vampire references on B&B?!

Jones: Well, who knows? Maybe Brad (Bell, executive producer/head writer) will throw a couple in. He has to see it first.

Weekly: Then you can get a can of the Tru Blood drink and put it on the wet bar.

Jones: Or put in the fact that some of the [B&B] characters watch TRUE BLOOD!

Weekly: Yeah, you walk in, and it’s on the TV at Forrester.

Jones: That would be really funny!