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Video: If you're going to rip off True Blood, you might as well go right to the source. The extended trailer for NBC's supernatural drama Midnight, Texas further makes us expect that this latest Charlaine Harris adaptation about a small town filled with secrets will resemble HBO's vampire drama, but with way less nudity and gore.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

The idea of a True Blood musical has been bandied about since the vampire drama concluded its HBO run in 2014. Composer Nathan Barr, who worked on all seven seasons of the show, revealed that he'd pitched the concept to show creator Alan Ball, with hopes of "returning to the roots" of the story ... in song.