Just 24 hours earlier, it was announced their show True Blood will end after its seventh season.
And the show’s main stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer looked a little glum at the news as they jetted out of London’s Heathrow on Wednesday with their twins in tow.
The 31-year-old actress and her British husband pushed their children Charlie and Poppy through the terminal after visiting Stephen’s home country for a vacation.
Mixed feelings: Anna Paquin and husband Stephen Moyer looked in serious mode as they jetted out of Heathrow with their twins on Wednesday
The couple were both dressed casually for their 11 hour journey with Anna sporting denim cut offs, black heeled boots and a loose fitting grey sweater.
Anna’s long blonde hair was pulled into a bun, while her beau sported a navy blue sweater and grey trousers.
Their twins, who turn one-year-old this month, were safely tucked away in a double pushchair for their trip home.
Joining the jet set: Stephen had taken his Canadian-born wife to visit his home country
Double trouble! Stephen already has two children from a previous relationship
On Tuesday, fans were shocked at the news the series will come to an end next year.
HBO announced that the hit show, based on the novels The Southern Vampire Mysteries by Charlaine Harris, will air its final ten episodes in the summer of 2014.
After a highly popular six years on the network the supernatural mystery drama will have a satisfying finale, according to HBO president Michael Lombardo.
‘True Blood has been nothing short of a defining show for HBO,’ he wrote via HBO Watch: ‘Alan Ball took the books by Charlaine Harris, assembled a brilliant cast led by the magnificent Anna Paquin in the role of Sookie Stackhouse, and crafted a show that has taken its many devoted fans on an unforgettable journey.’
Casual couple: Stephen and Anna looked low key with the 31-year-old actress sporting denim shorts, boots and a loose fitting sweater
Two’s the charm: twins Charlie and Poppy turn one-year-old this month
Coming to an end: Anna and Stephen have played the roles of Sookie Stackhouse and Bill Compton for the past six years
‘Together with its legions of fans, it will be hard to say goodbye to the residents of Bon Temps, but I look forward to what promises to be a fantastic final chapter of this incredible show.’
True Blood has had an incredibly successful run, garnering an Emmy nomination in 2010 for best dramatic series and a Golden Globe award to Anna Paquin for best leading actress in 2009.
The series gained a huge following with its blend of fantasy and mystery set in a world where vampires and humans co-exist after a form of synthetic blood is created, allowing the formerly combative species to enjoy a modicum of peace.
Breakout stars from the show have included Alexander Skarsgård as vampire Eric Northman, and Ryan Kwanten as Jason Stackhouse.
The end is near: HBO announced on Tuesday that True Blood will air final episodes in the summer of 2014
Paquin has led the series as a waitress and part-faerie Sookie Stackhouse, who has the psychic ability to hear people’s thoughts.
The original showrunner for True Blood was HBO veteran Alan Ball, who wowed audiences and critics alike with his highly popular series Six Feet Under.
And Ball had a few words of his own to share: ‘From the moment I read Charlaine’s books, I thought there was potential for something really special.
‘Then our amazing writers, cast and crew brought her world to life in a way that exceeded my wildest expectations.
‘I’m deeply grateful to HBO for being true partners and collaborators, and, of course, to the viewers who chose to spend Sunday nights in Bon Temps with us.’
Breakout performance: Alexander Skarsgard as vampire Eric Northman became beloved by fans, pictured with Lucy Griffiths and Rutina Wesley
Drawing blood: Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer will surely be missed by fans of the show, pictured in season two of the series
Brian Buckner, the current showrunner for the show added: ‘As we take a final walk through Bon Temps together, we will do our very best to bring Sookie’s story to a close with heart, imagination and, of course, fun.’
The sixth season, which wrapped last month, was one of its most critically well-received instalments and garnered an impressive 10.6 million viewers for every episode of the thrilling show.
Those numbers have maintained True Blood’s status as HBO’s most popular series.
Strange world: The HBO series takes place in an alternate universe where vampires and human co-exist
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