Casting is in full swing for the upcoming fourth season of "True Blood."
First, Irish actress Fiona Shaw -- she of the wildly acclaimed stage career, now boiled down to her being the nasty aunt from the "Harry Potter" movies -- will play Marnie, a medium who gets taken over by the spirit of a witch, according to Deadline.com
. Shaw will be a regular.
Also as per Deadline.com
, Courtney Ford (pictured, left) will play Portia Bellefleur, sister to Chris Bauer's Andy and a lawyer. Ford, who will recur on "True Blood," is no stranger to the world of TV vampires, having recently done an episode of The CW's "The Vampire Diaries." "Dexter" fans will remember her fourth season arc vividly.
"True Blood" is expected to return to HBO next summer.