With its focus on power dynamics and war, The Originals appears to be the grown-up version of The Vampire Diaries. But executive producer Julie Plec promises the show will be chock-full of romance and angst too.
"The maturity of The Originals is rooted in a lot of that mafia-like tone, but when all is said and done, it's got not only the power of the family drama, but a romantic and bro-mantic history amongst all these characters."
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Taking down an adversary is much more complicated when it's someone you once thought of as family.
On the CW's new series The Originals, a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) returns to New Orleans to take over the city he once ruled. Problem is, the current head honcho is his former protégé Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), who no plans to step down.
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"There's a lot of history and love in the past," Morgan tells TVGuide.com in the video interview below. "Coming back to New Orleans and trying to kick him off the throne, [Klaus] has mixed feelings about the whole thing. That's what allows them to have this heart-to-heart with undercurrents of, 'I kind of want to kill you.'"
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Dan Stevens has joined the cast of The Tomorrow People — sort of.
The Downton Abbey star, who left the acclaimed drama after last season, will lend his voice to the new CW series, Entertainment Weekly reports.
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