‘The Vampire Diaries’ Reunion 2023 — Is It Happening?

The Vampire Diaries Reunion, the one we've been wanting for 8 years?

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Rumors of a the Vampire Diaries reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Tuesday (June 28) as reports claimed that The CW confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2023.

UPDATE 29/06/2022 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Can you believe it's been 12 years since the Vampire Diaries first aired?! (12 years, 9 months, 19 days to be exact.)

Why in the world did the Vampire Diaries end?

When the Vampire Diaries came to an end after 8 years in March 2017, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder), Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) and Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.

Would a Vampire Diaries reunion disappoint people?

The Vampire Diaries aired from 2009-2017 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules. But Somerhalder said he's not sure if the Vampire Diaries would work today. “I don't want to see old Damon Salvatore,” he told a journalist (Somerhalder turned 43 in December). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” he added.

Still hoping for a Vampire Diaries movie?

In a recent interview, Sara Canning (who played Jenna Sommers between 2009 and 2012) said she can't imagine a Vampire Diaries reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”

Co-star Kat Graham (who played Bonnie Bennett) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Vampire Diaries movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”

On the subject of whether there could be a Vampire Diaries film, Katerina Graham stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”

What about a Vampire Diaries reboot?

Recasting the Vampire Diaries for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.

Be it in the form of a Vampire Diaries reunion, a Vampire Diaries movie, or a Vampire Diaries reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?

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