Supernatural baddies beware, there’s a new sheriff in Mystic Falls. Bianca Kajlich (Dawson’s Creek) will recur in Season 2 of The CW’s Legacies as Sheriff Mac, TVLine has learned exclusively.
A single mother and career woman, Sheriff Mac stands as “the human line of defense in a town regularly besieged by monsters. Despite a troubled past, she’s willing to open herself up to a new romance when the opportunity arises.” (Executive producer Julie Plec confirms that the sheriff’s name is a nod to Marguerite MacIntyre, who famously portrayed Sheriff Forbes on The Vampire Diaries.)
Legacies‘ second season will also introduce us to Leo Howard (Why Women Kill) as Sheriff Mac’s son Ethan, described as a competitive athlete and good-hearted new student at Mystic Falls High School.
As previously reported, Ethan’s sister Maya will be played by Bianca Santos (The Fosters). And as Plec told TVLine during our interview at San Diego Comic-Con, both of Sheriff Mac’s children will exhibit feelings for Hope.
This law-enforcing family joins a growing list of Season 2 newbies, one that already includes Thomas Doherty (Disney Channel’s Descendants series) as a brooding vampire named Sebastian, and Alexis Denisof (Angel) as an urbane British sorcerer named Professor Vardemus.
Legacies returns to The CW with new episodes on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 9/8c. Your thoughts on the show’s newest additions? General hopes for Season 2? Drop ’em all in a comment below.
What the heck happened to Matt tho
I’m guessing he is Mayor of Mystic Falls now.
*remember the ending to TVD
I like how the article puts Dawson’s Creek in the parentheses after Bianca Kajlich’s name, like she’s more well known for her 8 episode stint on a cable teen drama 17 years ago than her starring role on a network sitcom that lasted 7 seasons and ended 6 years ago. I wonder how writers choose those. Sure, Rules of Engagement may not have been the most popular show, but it had a good run and she was one of the main characters. I had to look up who she was in Dawson’s Creek because I didn’t remember her at all. Surely more people would recognize her from Rules?
That’s what I was thinking. Dawson’s was long ago, RoE was far more recent, and I don’t remember her on Dawson’s either. Dawson’s was on the WB, not cable.
Perhaps the nod to Dawson’s Creek is because it shows she has experience with a WB drama. Also, if the press release touts her being on a WB show, why not use a show that was from their studio?
Not to mention undateable
I think it is because it is the biggest credit she had to the audience Legacies touches. As this is a teen drama, the audience is most likely to note Dawson’s Creek instead of Rules of Engagement.
Most people who watch Legacies haven’t seen Dawson’s Creek. It’s not a show that’s withstood the test of time like The OC, One Tree Hill, or Gossip Girl.
Too many new faces. I want stories that are centered around the established characters without diluting them with a bunch of new people.
I dunno, VD and TO both were always getting tons of new faces and they always expanded on old plotlines while advancing new ones.
That said….Bonnie Bennet please! Please!?!
What about donovan???!!
“And as Plec told TVLine during our interview at San Diego Comic-Con, both of Sheriff Mac’s children will exhibit feelings for Hope.”
Why is this necessary? I think enough people have feelings for Hope. Let’s give the girl a break and let her make friends with people that aren’t trying to get into her pants.
are sheriff Mac and her kids humans or are they secretly something else?
Is this mediocre spin off still on the air. o, i forgot , as long as we mention damon and elena and there kids, and just advertise tvd, the few 1oo thousand people will hang in there watching this show
That would actually deter me from watching so……
Where’s Sheriff Matt Donavan?
I cant wait for season 2 ..
Wondering how Hope’s survived the ending on season one
Hope her and Langdon stay together…
Hope her aunt freya comes in an episode also
Have previous actors from vampire diaries but noone from originals ..accept hope..
I can’t wait either. I have theory that Tyler kept a secret from his friends that he doesn’t want them to know about! what if Tyler made a deal with triad to have Liv’s body dugged up and throwned into Malivore, damning her soul to be trapped there until the end of time many years ago in secret to get rid of the memory of her while he was still alive and avoiding having to run into her later in heaven/paradise because he didn’t want to have answer to Liv why he broke his promise to her not to waste his life?
Looking forward to seeing this bisexual story play out. There aren’t very many. And the girl who plays Hope is absolutely beautiful.
Looking forward to Season 2.