‘TVD’ and ‘Originals’ stars returning to CW’s ‘Legacies’
Welcome to Mystic Falls! After debuting in October 2018, The CW’s Heritage was hailed as a The vampire diary and The originals spin-off for the next generation, while taking place at the fictional Salvatore school run by RSTby Alaric Saltzman (Matthew Davis).
While the original students and townspeople have long grown, the Julie plec-The spin-off at the helm focuses on the next generation of supernatural children in town, which includes Alaric and Caroline’s twins and Klaus Mikaelson’s teenage daughter, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell).
Additionally, over the course of its four seasons, several fan-favorite characters have made cameo appearances, including Chris Woodthe infamous Kai Parker, Steven R. McQueen like Jeremy Gilbert and Zach Roerig‘s Matt Donovan, who has since been promoted to Sheriff of the small town of Virginia.
âSheriff Donovan gets a reference in the first episode as the mad local conspiracy theorist, the mad town madman who thinks monsters are real. It’s a pretty fun role, âsaid Plec exclusively. Us weekly in July 2018. âMystic Falls has recovered. They don’t know that they have a boarding school for supernatural children or that they have a 200 year history of vampiric violence, so this crazy sheriff. We like to think he’s a bit like Hopper’s Strange things, he’s just trying to protect his little town. He knows all monsters are real and they have no idea.
Several seasons after Roerig’s pilot cameo, fans were ecstatic to hear that the Super girl alum would bring Kai back for a February 2020 episode, titled “Kai Parker Screwed Us,” reuniting onscreen nieces Josie Saltzman (Kaylee bryant) and Lizzie Saltzman (Jenny boyd).
“[The reunion] is just as confusing and full of anger and spite as you might imagine it would be, âWood teased to E! New at the time. âKai loves nothing more than a toy, and for him, someone to play mind games with, torture, cheat with. I mean, that’s when he feels things. so its only fuzzy place that ruins people’s balance, so it’s full of that. “
As Season 4 began airing in October 2021, TV line confirmed that Claire Holt would reprise her role as Rebekah Mikaelson in a November episode.
âHope is being hunted down by the only person who could help her – Rebekah Mikaelson,â according to the episode’s synopsis. âRebekah is afraid of the path Hope has chosen, but does everything possible to join it. “
A month earlier, the Australian native raved about her time playing the vampire and hoped to return to the supernatural role.
âI miss Rebekah a lot,â said Holt exclusively. We in September 2021. âI really mean it. I would love to have the opportunity to play it again someday. She was just such a dynamic character, and those characters don’t come back that often. And he was a character that the fans really connected with, and I loved that. And I loved how I was able to take this trip with them for so many years. It was just a great experience working with the people I had the opportunity to work with. They are still my friends to this day. Spending seven years of our life with these characters is like going to college with them.
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