The CW Eyes Vampire Diaries Spin-Off Starring Joseph Morgan, Phoebe Tonkin

Natalie Abrams
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Joseph Morgan | Photo Credits: Justin Stephens/The CW

Original heartthrob Klaus might be getting his own series.

An upcoming episode of The Vampire Diaries will act as a backdoor pilot for a potential spin-off series that would star Joseph Morgan and focus on the Original family, has confirmed.

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The April 25 episode will follow Klaus back to the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans — a town he helped build centuries ago — where he's reunited with his diabolical former protégé Marcel.

Should the episode prove successful, a spin-off of Diaries would be in consideration for next season that would be written and executive-produced by Julie Plec, alongside Alloy's Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo. Phoebe Tonkin, who plays werewolf Hayley on Diaries, would also star in the series.

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