Spartacus Warrior Peter Mensah to Recur on ‘True Blood’

Actor Peter Mensah, best known for his previous and current roles on the Starz period drama ‘Spartacus’, will be showing up in Bon Temps for the upcoming fifth season of the HBO vampire series True Blood.

The folks over at Deadline announced that Mensah has landed a recurring role in the bloody drama where he will play Kibwe, Chancellor for the Vampire Authority. Originally from Africa, Kibwe “works toward mainstreaming under Roman’s tenure”.

Among Mensah’s film roles are ‘Jason X’, ‘Hidalgo’, ‘Tears of the Sun’, ‘300’, ‘The Incredible Hulk’, and ‘Avatar. Besides his work on ‘Spartacus’, he has appeared in TV shows like ‘Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chroncicles’, ‘Witchblade’, ‘Star Trek: Enterprise’, ‘Relic Hunter’ and ‘La Femme Nikita’.

The new season of ‘True Blood’ is expected to air on HBO this summer with an anticipated return date of June 24.