The Vampire Diaries Season 5 Spoilers: Will Silas Succeed as Stefan?
It’s been a few days since the Season 4 finale, so we’ve adjusted to the idea that Stefan (Paul Wesley) has a doppelganger — and it’s Silas. Julie Plec tells TV Guide what we can expect from the doubles in The Vampire Diaries Season 5.
First, here’s an interesting question: If there’s another Stefan-look-alike, could there be more than one? Julie agrees it’s a possibility, but says “as far as if we plan to introduce that or not? The answer is probably no for now.”
Paul Wesley is probably relieved to know he doesn’t have a third part to play come fall. Although, he’s stoked to be bad once again. “He's definitely excited,” Julie confirms.
But just how long will Silas be able to pull off his Stefan disguise? “I think that there's more fun to be played with people learning quickly, but independently of the other so there's a lot of good bait-and-switch Katherine-style stuff that could happen early in the season,” teases Julie, hinting the reveal will come sooner rather than later. “And people that know Stefan well will be able to catch on pretty quickly I would hope.”
Yeah, we would hope the same thing. Then again, Silas is psychic and can use that to tell everyone exactly what they want to hear. “Yes, Caroline, it’s totally possible to do a triple major in college...”