No matter how long it takes! While some former The Vampire Diaries stars are more than ready to have their iconic characters return on the CW’s LegaciesNot everyone wants to go back.
The story of Hope Mikaelson, the second spinoff from the hit supernatural series, is told in the second spinoff.Danielle Rose Russell) during her time at the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. Matt DavisHis long-standing role as Alaric saltzman, Hope’s mentor, and headmaster of the school, was retaken. His and Caroline Fobes’ (Candice King) daughters, Josie Saltzman (Kaylee Bryant) and Lizzie Saltzman (Jenny BoydHope will also be assisting Hope with the mythical creatures that create havoc for the teens throughout the show.
Although characters from have been mentioned in passing, TVD lore, creator Julie PlecIt was previously stated that there would be many more from the same source.
“We are going to try and do that as often as we can without making false promises about who we might see. I would love to be able to deliver on that as much as possible,” Plec said during an interview with Entertainment TonightOctober 2019, “I can say that I love being able to bring in characters from the first two shows [The Vampire Diaries and The Originals]. It’s always great to see these actors again in our crew family.”
The door remains open in the dialogue as well. Showrunner Brett MatthewsLater, it was noted that it was up the cast members to make this return possible.
“If any of the actors from our past ever called us and we had the right story, we’d do it in a second,” Matthews detailed to TV InsiderIn January 2021. “There’s always a chance, and if any did, I wouldn’t want to spoil those things. If anybody’s dying to come back and dip a toe back into this universe, just tell them to call me.”
LegaciesMany familiar faces have welcomed him, including Jeremy Gilbert (Steven R McQueenKai Parker (Chris WoodJo Loughlin (Jodi Lyn O’Keefe).
But there are other options. Joseph Morgan, the idea of coming back as Hope’s father doesn’t sound exciting after he first originated the role of Klaus Mikaelson in season 2 of The Vampire Diaries. Following his character’s death in his own spinoff series, The Originals, Brave New WorldThe alum said that he thought that was the perfect ending for his character.
“No never, never. You’re never going to see it. You can hold your breath as long as you want,” Morgan explained during an interview with TV GuideOctober 2020. “You know why? I have The Originals box set on my shelf, and it’s a beautiful thing because it’s five DVD sets that are a complete story from beginning to end of this guy, Klaus Michaelson — well, starting back in The Vampire Diaries Season 2.”
Scroll down to see more of the former TVD stars that have confirmed they won’t be appearing on LegaciesFuture: