Among the more anticipated series headed to TV in the upcoming season is likely The Originals, the Vampire Diaries spinoff, which focuses on the Original Vampire family, including Klaus Mikaelson, the original vampire-werewolf hybrid. The trailer teases the struggle for power, loyalty and family among the supernatural underground in the city of New Orleans.
The CW's official description for the series breaks down the plot and the characters a bit further.
Given the popularity of The Vampire Diaries, it won't be surprising if The Originals takes off, though it'll be interesting to see how the series does as the story progresses. I'll also be interested in seeing how it does paired with Supernatural, and whether the show adopts a substantial amount of new viewers apart from those TVD fans who will be tuning in. The CW is probably taking a chance in trying to spread out their vampire dramas rather than putting TVD and The Originals together on the same night, but that may pay off.
In addition to the trailer, the CW also released this clip, which offers a pretty major reveal for Klaus…
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