Daniel Gillies to Return as Elijah on 'Vampire Diaries' Spin-Off

Daniel Gillies to Return as Elijah on 'Vampire Diaries' Spin-Off

Gillies joins the cast of The CW's potential new series 'The Originals' and will appear in the backdoor pilot.

"The Vampire Diaries" spin-off, "The Originals", has added another actor to its cast ensemble. Daniel Gillies who portrays one of the original vampires, Elijah, on the hit supernatural drama show will reprise his role on the potential new series.

Gillies joins Joseph Morgan who plays his on-screen brother Klaus. Also already cast for "The Originals" is Phoebe Tonkin, who will reprise her role as werewolf Hayley in an April 25 episode of "TVD" which will serve as a backdoor pilot for the spin-off.

In the said outing, Klaus "returns to the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans - a town he helped build centuries ago - and is reunited with his diabolical former protege Marcel."

If the spin-off is picked up to series, Morgan and Gillies are expected to join the regular cast as the show will center on the two brothers. "TVD" executive producer Julie Plec, meanwhile, will serve as the showrunner.

© AceShowbiz.com

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    Monique Silvestre
    May 27, 2013

    Daniel G. Is an amazing actor!! Without him The Originals and The Vampire Diaries would and will not be a great show he is a great actor!!

    Feb 17, 2013

    The only real vampire on this show is Elijah

    Feb 15, 2013

    Love Love Love Elijah!! He's too cool to be on a show with a bunch of teens. So excited for this

    margot moss
    Jan 23, 2013

    I do not like Daniel G. is not a good actor!

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