Taking a page — not quite literally — from The Vampire Diaries’ Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore), The Originals’ director Chris Grismer tweeted the cover of The CW show’s first script.
Chris wrote, “Sitting on my desk. So it begins... #theoriginals #tvd,” along with the photo. Unfortunately, the title of Season 1, Episode 1 is blurred out, but check out that font! Quite fitting for the Original family of vampires, no?
The fact that the director has the script is a good indication filming on the spin-off will begin this week. Leah Pipes (Cami) hinted she’d be moving to Atlanta, where shooting will take place, last week.
It looks like everything finally came together with the first episode. Executive producer Julie Plec tweeted about the difficulties she was having with this script: “YOU try writing one [episode] where the backstory covers 1000 years, an immortality spell, a hybrid curse, a vampire vampire hunter... a miracle baby, a return to a city left 100 years ago after arriving 300 years ago having nothing to do with 1000 years ago.” We don’t envy her! OK, we really do, actually.
In case you couldn’t tell from that description, Season 1, Episode 1 will be an all new experience. Though Vampire Diaries fans saw the backdoor pilot during Season 4, the new show’s first episode will be completely different.
We can’t wait to see how it all turns out!