Netflix stated, “So lengthy, Salvatores!” The streaming service eliminated The Vampire Diaries on Saturday, September 3, however Elena, Damon and Stefan have already discovered a brand new dwelling.
Viewers who aren’t able to say goodbye to Mystic Falls don’t want to fret. All 171 episodes of The Vampire Diaries are streaming on Peacock and HBO Max. Each platforms added the CW collection, which initially aired from 2009 to 2017, on Sunday, September 4. HBO Max subscription plans begin at 9.99 monthly. The present, based mostly on the L.J. Smith ebook collection, just isn’t a part of the free tier on Peacock, and premium plans begin at $4.99 monthly.
Former showrunner Julie Plec revealed that the addition of NBC Common’s streaming service was surprising. “I imply, just a bit shock announcement on a Sunday. #TVD is now additionally streaming on @peacockTV,” she tweeted on Sunday.
The chief producer is working with Peacock on adapting a unique vampire ebook collection for TV, Richelle Mead‘s Vampire Academy. The brand new collection premieres September 15 on Peacock.
Followers should rewatch TVD to see Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder as Stefan and Damon Salvatore once more. The preliminary collection adopted the brothers as they fell in love with Elena (Nina Dobrev), a modern-day doppelgänger of the lady who turned them into bloodsuckers in 1864. Clearly, a love triangle ensued and saved followers wrapped up within the story for eight seasons, spawning spinoffs The Originals and Legacies (which stay on Netflix for now).
Regardless of the longevity of the fandom, the actors completely advised Us Weekly in August that they don’t have any curiosity in showing on one other spinoff.
“No … I’m vampired out,” Wesley, 40, stated whereas at a pre-U.S. Open Kick Off occasion in New York Metropolis hosted by the Tennis Channel and Brother’s Bond Bourbon.
“Effectively, we’d go … like, if we had been to direct,” Somerhalder, 43, stated.
After eight seasons, the Brother’s Bond Bourbon cofounders are shifting on to much less fang-filled ventures — however that doesn’t imply leaving their TVD household. Whereas the actors share their alcohol model, Wesley can be working with Plec to develop a collection based mostly on the 2015 article The Confessions of a Drug-Addicted Excessive Faculty Trainer and stays shut with most of the forged and crew members.
“We don’t have an enormous group thread, however I’m nonetheless tremendous near Nina, I’m tremendous shut with Michael Malarkey – all of them! I imply I discuss to all of them on a considerably common foundation,” Wesley advised Us. “We haven’t had like an enormous reunion shortly. I did simply have dinner at [cocreator] Kevin Williamson‘s home with [cocreator] Julie Plec and Nina.”
He added, “All of us journey so much so we don’t have, like, massive events or something like that, however we’re all nice and pleasant.”