Skarsgardfans.com has the actual casting call for a character previously mentioned. Below the Read More!
As often happens, the actual casting call is somewhat different from what various news sources have implied! In this case, nowhere in the original casting call is the character of Ben desscribed (or even hinted at!) as a romantic interest for Sookie. Check it out, thanks to Skarsgardfans.com!
[BEN] Mid 20s to mid 30s. Ultra charming, ultra handsome. …The kind of guy women and men are completely drawn to, but possess[es] a low-key quality, a southern gentility that Sookie would find familiar and comfortable. His dark side, however, is dark, dark, dark.”