The creator of Legacies, a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries, is said to have hinted that other series from the same universe would be in development.
It all started with the books written by L. J. Smith. The story of a young high school girl who falls in love with an immortal vampire. It was Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec who managed the television series adaptation on the CW channel. The broadcast began in 2009. After 8 seasons and 171 episodes, Vampire Diaries gave birth to two spin-offs. The Originalsfocuses on the Mikaelson family, i.e. the first vampires. Legacies takes place after the end of its big sister, and features the character of Alaric Saltzman, as well as several characters from The Originals. Many fans dream that their favorite universe will continue and… could it happen?
Julie Plec, Legacies co-creatorwas able to confide in Deadline. Discussing the series' abrupt ending, she revealed a few clues that will make fans happy. Indeed, she described her disappointment at seeing the series “being put on hiatus earlier than expected. Brett Matthews, Legacies showrunner, said he is “can't wait to do it again, probably momentarily.” When asked by Deadline if the Vampire Diaries universe would endure, Julie Plec said, “It's in coming, here's my clue.Nothing is written yet. However, we had some great and funny conversations about a potential launch of a new phase of the franchise. »
Brand new characters?
In February 2020, Julie Plec said that a fourth series in the Vampire Diaries universe > was in development. She specified that the advancement had been halted by the Covid-19 pandemic. We don't know if this is the project she was talking about. The only other clue the Legacies co-creator gave was indeed quite mysterious and vague. She told Deadline, “I think it would be part of the same timeline as the franchise, but in a different location and with different characters. In any case, Julie Plec and Brett Matthews seem motivated to bring fans a sequel that lives up to their expectations. Luckily, the novels are a reliable source, and some angles have yet to be explored. Fingers crossed for this to happen soon!