Last week when The CW’s The Originals came to an end it left a massive hole in The Vampire Diaries universe and the network’s programming line-up. But series co-creator and executive producer Julie Plec (pictured top right) is filling the void with Legacies, another spinoff in the franchise. Set at the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted, the series follows the story of seventeen-year-old Hope Mikaelson (Danielle Rose Russell, pictured below), the daughter of vampire Klaus Mikaelson and Hayley Marshall, as she navigates high school and a monster of the week. Joining Hope at the school are the Saltzman twins, Lizzie and Josie -- daughters of school principal Alaric -- along with a host of teen vampires, witches and werewolves. "Legacies is absolutely born out of my continued love for what I'm now calling the TVDU[The Vampire Diairies Universe] and the world of Mystic Falls,” Plec told reporters during an informal panel at the Summer 2018 Television Critics Association tour.
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