Pilot Scoop: Supernatural Spin-Off Casts Duo (Including a Vampire Diaries Fan Fave)
Supernatural: Tribes is resurrecting The Vampire Diaries‘ Kol!
Nathaniel Buzolic, whose two-season run as the volatile Original ended last May, is joining The CW’s planted Supernatural spin-off as a series regular, TVLine has learned.
Additionally, Lucien Laviscount (Episodes, Skins) has also boarded the project as one of the leads.
Tribes is being described as a sweeping drama about the various mafia-esque monster families that unknowingly-to-humans “run” the underbelly of Chicago and who are being tracked by a newly-minted Hunter who’s trying to stop them and rid Chicago of anything or anyone supernatural.
Buzolic will play David Hayden, a shapeshifter from one of the ruling monster families who’s been living as a human, having given up the monster life years ago.
Laviscount, meanwhile, will portray Ennis Roth, a resolute police academy trainee whose fiancée is killed in the crossfire of the monster war. The tragedy leads him to the truth about what lurks in the shadows and becomes a monster-hunter himself. (He’s the “newly-minted Hunter” referenced in the above logline.)
Both characters will appear in this season’s 20th episode of Supernatural — aka Tribes’ de-facto pilot — airing April 29.Follow @MichaelAusiello