If you think you were excited for yesterday’s Season 2 pickup for The Originals — get in line. Pretty much everyone under the sun was expecting the Vampire Diaries spin-off to get renewed for another season, but that doesn’t make us any less thrilled that we’ll have another year of the Mikaelsons and the drama down in New Orleans.

So far, during the show’s freshman season, we’ve had deaths (we miss you, Sophie!), growing baby bumps, and plenty of supernatural drama to start another world war. Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and his Original siblings have shown us that while blood is thicker than water, sometimes you just can’t completely trust those you surround yourself with.

While there’s plenty left to happen in the show’s freshman season, we’re already thrilled at the prospects of what Season 2 might hold — and we’re definitely not alone! After the news broke, the stars of the hit CW show took to Twitter to share their excitement:







Are you glad The Originals will be back for Season 2? Hit the comments and let us know!

The Originals airs Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.

Carson Blackwelder is an Assistant Editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow him on Twitter and Google+!