There are many reasons to watch True Blood: Action, gore, suspense and sex being foremost among them.
But the latest issue of GQ gives fans of this HBO hit another reason to tune in when the series returns on June 26. Here it is:
That's Joe Manganiello, who plays the werewolf Alcide and who has been made a series regular.
How did he get so ripped? Easy, the actor says: the script called for it.
"If Alcide was described as weighing 300 pounds with a comb-over and missing his front teeth, that's what I would look like," Manganiello tells the magazine.