Joe Manganiello: ‘True Blood' Season 5 Will Have ‘A Lot Of Hot Werewolf Chicks'

"They're casting a lot of new werewolves, a lot of hot werewolf chicks," he says.

If Season 4 of HBO's "True Blood" was the "season of the witch," it sounds like the next installment of the vampire-led drama will be all about the werewolves.

"They're casting a lot of new werewolves, a lot of hot werewolf chicks," Joe Manganiello, who plays fan favorite Alcide on the HBO series, told Access Hollywood Correspondent Tim Vincent on Thursday night at the GQ 2011 Men of the Year party in Los Angeles.

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Joe's character, Alcide, helped end the reign – and life – of packmaster Marcus in Season 4 and actress Dale Dickey recently joined the cast as Marcus' – presumably grieving — mom.

And judging by Joe's comments to Access, there's trouble on the way for Alcide.

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"We've got Dale Dickey, who's joined the cast from 'Winter's Bone,' who is awesome," Joe raved. "I can't wait to work with her and I think there's gonna be some werewolves who are gonna give Alcide some trouble this season, as well. I'm anxious to see who they'll cast."

If Joe drops further hints on red carpets as the cast prepares to head back to work on Season 5 of "True Blood," fans may want to take note.

"I know everything that's going to happen in Season 5, but I can't talk about it until probably this time next year," he added.

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"True Blood" Season 5 is slated to return to HBO in summer 2012.

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