Our first proper look at season five of Alan Ball’s True Blood has arrived.

The trailer shows former Law & Order: SVU star Christopher Meloni fully fanged-up in his role as the vampire authority.

Ball has has hinted that the new season of the HBO smash series will look at the origins of at least one of the vampires in the show as well as larger mythology.

True Blood season five will air on Foxtel’s Showcase channel from June 17.

Check out the trailer below:

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