Everything We Know So Far About ‘The Originals’ Season 5

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Everything We Know So Far About ‘The Originals’ Season 5

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Everything We Know So Far About ‘The Originals’ Season 5

The Originals is gearing up for its fifth and final season, and lots of shocking spoilers have already been spilled. 

Click through the gallery for everything we know about Season 5 of the vampire drama.

Everything We Know So Far About ‘The Originals’ Season 5
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The show ending was Julie Plec's choice

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The show ending was Julie Plec's choice

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"It's both a gift and a burden to be able to control the ending of a series,” Julie Plec wrote in her series finale announcement.


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Season 5 will center around Hope

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Season 5 will center around Hope

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Klaus and Hayley's daughter is rumored to become the focus of the show’s final season. 


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There may be a Hope spin-off

There may be a Hope spin-off

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“I think there are future shows down the line that can be spawned out of this world and could tell good stories,” Julie said.

“It’s a hope for the future if nothing else.”


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There will be a time jump

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There will be a time jump

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After the jump Hope will be somewhere in her late teens, making the time lapse at least 8 years.


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Grown-up Hope has been cast

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Grown-up Hope has been cast

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Danielle Rose Russell has been cast in this important role.

The 17-year-old actress has previously been seen in Aloha and Pandemic.


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Hope will definitely show up at Alaric and Caroline’s school

Hope will definitely show up at Alaric and Caroline’s school

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Julie totally gave this one away by accident.

"Alaric (Matt Davis) and Caroline (Candice King) are running the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted where Hope Mikael... S—t never mind,” she revealed.


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Caroline will make a guest appearance

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Caroline will make a guest appearance

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“I think The Originals has the opportunity to visit with some of these characters, and I think there are future shows down the line that can be spawned out of this world and could tell good stories,” Julie said.


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Josh will be a series regular

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Josh will be a series regular

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This relatively new vampire is rumored to be a key role in the war between vamps and werewolves.


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Two new faces will appear

Two new faces will appear

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The show is holding a casting call in Atlanta. They are looking to fill the roles of a female waitress and male bartender.


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Haley will have a new friend... with benefits

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Haley will have a new friend... with benefits

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“Hayley’s got a friend with benefits,” Julie told Entertainment Weekly.

”Hayley’s getting some.”

His name is Declan, and he is Irish.


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A major character death may have been spoiled already

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A major character death may have been spoiled already

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A photo of a bulletin board outlining plot points mentions the death of Hayley. Fans did not take this lightly.


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The trailer promises a new beginning

The trailer promises a new beginning

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We also get a eye-opening lesson in vampire history.


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The Originals is gearing up for its fifth and final season, and lots of shocking spoilers have already been spilled. 

Click through the gallery for everything we know about Season 5 of the vampire drama.