The CW is really going hard on The Vampire Diaries world, can you blame them if it works so well. The CW released two preview trailer for The Originals so check them out below. Just in case you missed it, series synopsis is also available below.
Family is power. The Original Vampire family swore it to each other a thousand years ago. They pledged to remain together, always and forever. Now, centuries have passed, and the bonds of family are broken. Time, tragedy and hunger for power have torn the Original Family apart. When Klaus Mikaelson, the original vampire-werewolf hybrid, receives a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him in the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans, he returns to the city his family helped build. Klaus’ questions lead him to a reunion with his diabolical former prot?g?, Marcel, a charismatic vampire who has total control over the human and supernatural inhabitants of New Orleans. Determined to help his brother find redemption, Elijah follows Klaus and soon learns that the werewolf Hayley has also come to the French Quarter searching for clues to her family history and has fallen into the hands of a powerful witch named Sophie.
Tensions between the town’s supernatural factions are nearing a breaking point as Marcel commands his devoted followers and rules with absolute power. For Klaus, the thought of answering to his powerful prot?g? is unthinkable, and he vows to reclaim what was once his - the power, the city and his family. While they wait to see if their sister, Rebekah, will leave Mystic Falls and join them, Klaus and Elijah form an uneasy alliance with the witches to ensure that New Orleans will be ruled by THE ORIGINALS once again.
The series stars Joseph Morgan ("The Vampire Diaries," "Immortals") as Klaus, Daniel Gillies ("The Vampire Diaries," "Saving Hope") as Elijah, Claire Holt ("The Vampire Diaries," "Pretty Little Liars") as Rebekah, Phoebe Tonkin ("The Vampire Diaries," "The Secret Circle") as Hayley, Charles Michael Davis ("Grey’s Anatomy," "Switched at Birth") as Marcel, Daniella Pineda (The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, "Homeland") as Sophie, Leah Pipes ("The Deep End," Sorority Row) as Cami and Danielle Campbell (StarStruck, Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection) as Davina. "The Originals" is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with My So-Called Company, Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios. Julie Plec ("The Vampire Diaries," "Kyle XY," "Wasteland"), Leslie Morgenstein ("The Vampire Diaries," "Gossip Girl") and Gina Girolamo ("The Lying Game") are executive producers. Plec wrote the pilot episode, which was directed by Chris Grismer ("The Vampire Diaries").
The CW will be pairing "The Originals" with "Supernatural" on Tuesday nights, 8PM and 9PM. For more info visit "The Originals" on CWTV.com, "like" "The Originals" on Facebook, and follow "The Originals" on Twitter.
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"The Originals" (2013)
Synopsis: A family of power-hungry thousand year old vampires look to take back the city that they built and dominate all those who have done them wrong.
Directors: Matthew Hastings, Jeffrey G. Hunt, John Hyams, Joseph Morgan, Michael Grossman, Michael Robison, Sylvain White, Chris Grismer, Rob Hardy, Lance Anderson, Michael A. Allowitz, Kellie Cyrus, Jesse Warn, Leslie Libman, Bethany Rooney, Dermott Downs
Genres: Horror, Drama, Mystery, Fantasy
Producers: Lance Anderson, James L. Thompson III, Leslie Morgenstein, Michael Narducci, Julie Plec, Diane Ademu-John, Matthew Hastings, Bonnie Weis, Christopher Hollier, Michelle Paradise, Scott Dandorf, Gina Girolamo, Tom Farrell, Douglas S. Ornstein, Talicia Raggs, Bethany Rooney, Ron McLeod, Declan De Barra, Michael S. Russo
Musicians: Mike Suby
Editors: Peter Basinski, Erik Presant, Tyler L. Cook, Karen Castaneda, Nathan Easterling, Peter Lam
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