"True Blood" creator brings a new supernatural world with "Midnight, Texas." Check out the spoilers for the pilot episode of the new NBC series.

'Midnight, Texas' plot: 'Twin Peaks' meets 'True Blood'

The show stars a powerful psychic Manfred Bernardo (François Arnaud) who will find solace in the sleepy Texas town. It was after he followed the advice of his dead grandmother. He is currently on the run, but due to his complicated past, a ghost of a recent murder victim will continue following him.

Manfred finds that his so-called new home is also a place where the living and the dead co-existed. He will share the underworld life with the supernatural beings themselves when he joins the Midnighters.

According to the synopsis, the team includes a psychic, an angel, vampire, femme fatale assassin, a witch, talking pets and a handful of odd individuals just like him. It is now up for him and his newfound allies to maintain the balance between bad and evil for the sake of humanity.

Meet the cast and crew

"Midnight, Texas" is based on the novel of the same name from writer Charlaine Harris. The book is the first one from the trilogy aside from "Day Shift" and "Night Shift."

HBO previously adapted the fan-favorite "True Blood" novels into a series starring Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, and Alexander Skarsgard.

NBC picked up the project for the TV adaptation of her books in 2016 with Monica Owusu-Breen and Mark Hentemann heading the development.

Breen, who was known for writing in several shows such as "Lost" and "Fringe," will act as a writer and producer. "Mr. Robot" director Niels Arden Oplev also joins her as one of the EPs of the series. Breen and Oplev kicked off their creative partnership with the "Midnight, Texas" pilot episode

The series will star Francois Arnaud alongside "Orphan Black" star Dylan Bruce (Bobo Winthrop) and returning "True Blood" cast member Arielle Kibbler (Olivia).

Joining them are Parisa Fitz-Henley (Fiji Cavanaugh), Jason Lewis (Joe Strong), Sarah Ramos (Creek), Peter Mensah (Lemuel), Yul Vazquez (Rev. Emilio Sheehan) and Sean Bridgers (Sheriff).

Why 'Midnight, Texas' stands out

In an interview with EW, Dylan Bruce and Peter Mensah talked about their latest stint during the San Diego comic-con.

Bruce, who plays the role of a pawn shop owner with a sketchy past, said that there will be a lot of "zonking" and "boom, pow, kapow, bash, bang, boop going on."

Onscreen vampire Peter Mensah shared the reason why "Midnight, Texas" is a unique addition to the popular TV genre.

According to him, the show blurs the lines between humans and supernaturals. He stressed that because of this important element, both groups manifest similar traits as well.

"So this is more than just a supernatural story," Peter Mensah said. "this becomes a very human interaction.”

"Midnight, Texas" Season 1 Episode 1 "Pilot" airs tonight at 10 p.m. on NBC. Stay tuned for more updates.

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