Nina Dobrev Helped 'Vampire Diaries' in Translation

November 27, 2010 06:08:49 GMT

The actress, who plays both Katherine and Elena in the vampire series, said the writers had difficulty in getting Bulgarian right so she stepped in.

Nina Dobrev Helped 'Vampire Diaries' in Translation
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Nina Dobrev is not only playing double roles on-screen but also off-screen. In an interview "The Vampire Diaries" star revealed that she helped the writing team to translate English to Bulgarian for Katherine's scene on November 11 episode titled "Katerina".

The 21-year-old actress indeed has Bulgarian blood running through her veins. She was born in the country but was raised in Toronto, Canada. "I called my mom, and she and I translated it," Dobrev told Toronto Sun in a phone interview.

On why she stepped up on the plate, Dobrev revealed, "I think the writers had used an internet translator and it was so funny. All those online translators are never right. So we did it. I translated my own dialogue, but I called my mom just to confirm I was right."

The particular episode did not only take her energy behind the scene. "I worked really, really hard on that (episode). I really got to play the four different characters. And it was great to play the innocence of pre-vampire Katherine, when she was just a normal human." She portrays Elena, modern-day Katherine, 1800s Katherine who has become a vampire and 1400s Katherine before she was turned.


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posted by sapphire on Nov 29, 2010
i wish i was nina she gets to kiss all the boys she wants.
posted by sapphire on Nov 29, 2010
vampire diaries rock
posted by Maisha (AGAIN) on Nov 27, 2010
AND pleez ell ian omerhalder lve himm
posted by Maiisha Bieber XD on Nov 27, 2010
I love youuu.. i lov te vampire diaries!!! Im from England. Birmingham, I wish we had the cw o ourchannels but we dnt i watch it n itv2 and boy" are we late i think we're like 5 episode behind.. I loe Ian somerhalder He is soo Gorgeuss &+ Paul..i think Elena shud go out with Damon!!! Iloved the bit whenhe sed ilove you then made her forgett#!!!!!!!!!! I am a vampire!1

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