Vampire Diaries Spin-Off Adds The Game Actor

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Charles Michael DavisThe Vampire Diaries‘ potential spin-off, The Originals, has added another bloodsucker to its ranks.

The Game alum Charles Michael Davis has landed the role of Klaus’ diabolical former protégé Marcel, our sister site Deadline reports.

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Davis will co-star opposite Joseph Morgan (as Original hybrid Klaus), Daniel Gillies (as Klaus’ vamp brother Elijah), Phoebe Tonkin (as werewolf Hayley) and Daniella Pineda (as witch Sophie) in Vampire Diaries‘ April 25 episode, which will serve as a planted pilot.

In the hour, penned by executive producer Julie Plec, Klaus returns to the French Quarter of New Orleans, a supernatural melting pot that he helped build centuries ago, and is reunited with the wild, wicked and bold Marcel, who now calls the shots in the area. Intent on helping his self-destructive brother find redemption, Elijah must side with Marcel’s enemies to keep Klaus in line.

Excited about Davis’ casting? Looking forward to The Originals? Sound off in the comments!



Comments (28)

  • He’s very, very, very nice to look at. This project is looking up!

    Comment by Avril Labean – February 5, 2013 05:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • very nice to look at :)

      Comment by Blair – February 6, 2013 06:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Why is there even going to be a spin-off? Is Klaus really that popular?

      Comment by Jeri – February 6, 2013 11:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yes Indeed….hahahahaha!!!

      Comment by Hathor Sakhmet – February 9, 2013 07:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He is freaking Gorgeous & he’ll be a Vampire, too!!!! Oh my gosh!!!! He’ll be the reason I watch the Originals Spinoff along with Elijah of course!

    Comment by Hathor – February 5, 2013 05:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Me too lol

      Ok now Im going to give this spin off a chance.

      Comment by eyecandychaser – February 6, 2013 02:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Hell yeah!!!! Let’s support this. You can never have too much Sexiness on a show…hahahahahaha!!! I just may end up creating a FB page for Marcel if he’s good in this role, which he looks promising.

        Comment by hathorsakhmet – February 6, 2013 06:54 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This show is getting pretty interesting. But it absolutely needs Kol to be great.

    Comment by Kerry – February 5, 2013 06:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Double watching if they get Nathaniel Buzolic on the show.

      I kind of want Nate on Arrow though, so dont care as long as CW give him something.

      Comment by eyecandychaser – February 6, 2013 02:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I agree and Please let Silas bring Kol back 2 TVD I’ve been crying about it 4 one week, today.

      Comment by Samantha McMillan – February 8, 2013 05:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This series is the definition of UNINTERESTING. just get them and keep everybody on the vampire diaries. What is the point?

    Comment by anil – February 5, 2013 07:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Unfortunately TVD is becoming more and more uninteresting with the back & forth of the Love Triangle. The spinoff is an Awesome idea. The Originals need their own show so they will not remain the focal point of the other characters on the show [Kill Klaus], which is what’s inteferring with their Lives.

      Comment by hathorsakhmet – February 6, 2013 06:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I agree. I’d be perfectly happy if they kept everyone on TVD and just stopped focusing on the love triangle.

      Comment by Erin – February 6, 2013 09:03 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I can’t wait!!

    Comment by Elyse – February 5, 2013 07:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Seriously a spin off of a crap ass teen soap..Kill the whole gang while the ship is still sailing…

    Comment by Jane – February 5, 2013 07:57 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Lol!!! There’s nothing Teen about TVD. Yes, those kids are supposed to be Teenagers but most of them behave [sometimes *Think*] like Adults.

      Comment by hathorsakhmet – February 6, 2013 07:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Why is this happening? How can they not take Rebekkah? She needs to leave TVD now!!!

    Comment by Jj – February 5, 2013 10:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Totally disagree. Rebekkah needs to stay on TVD and be with Stefan.

      Comment by Jules – February 6, 2013 05:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I agree. Keep Rebekah with Stefan. They’re cute together and whether or not people want to see it or not, Stefan actually like Rebekah, which is why he couldn’t dagger her. That would have been cruel and heartless on Stefan’s part.

        Comment by hathorsakhmet – February 6, 2013 06:35 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Move Caroline and keep my dear Klaroline ship afloat!

    Comment by Naazneen – February 6, 2013 03:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Unfortunately, Klaus will have a Love Interest on the spinoff show with no Caroline. Now who’s to say Caroline won’t get moved to the spinoff at a later time? We’ll have to see.

      Comment by hathorsakhmet – February 6, 2013 07:02 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • he’s going to leave caroline? how do you know he’s gonna have a love interest in the spinoff…

        Comment by rey – February 8, 2013 07:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Black people on this show are either witches or dead. So is it true he’s a vampire. Mind-blowing!

    Comment by Leo – February 6, 2013 08:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I was going to say that! I read the article and thought “I’m surprised he’s not a witch!”

      Comment by Mikael – February 6, 2013 08:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yep! He’s a Vampire who apparently was trained under Klaus.

      Comment by Hathor Sakhmet – February 9, 2013 07:02 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Looking forward to the episode and the potential for this to be its own show.

    Comment by scorpionglow – February 6, 2013 08:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • .. What about Claire Holt. I am getting so nervous that she’s yet to be announced as a regular.

    Comment by May – February 6, 2013 10:03 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The spin off sound way cool, but does this mean they will take Klaus out of TVD to put him into The Original series??? If so that kinda sucks because I really wanted to see him and Caroline together! Or will they do it that he is still in TVD and the new series The Originals? And is the series The Orginals set in this time period or one from the past?

    Comment by Lily – February 9, 2013 01:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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