The Secret Circle Scoop: There Are Two of Them?! What's Next?

The Secret Circle's midseason finale dropped one heck of a bomb: Cassie (Britt Robertson) is not the only kin of John Blackwell within the coven.

While the obvious answer points to Faye (Phoebe Tonkin) also being the offspring of the mysterious Blackwell — since we learned her mother Dawn (Natasha Henstridge) had an obsession with him — executive producerAndrew Miller says we'll have to wait awhile to find out which coven member is Cassie's half-sister ... or brother!

"Jake knows the existence of such a child, but the emergence of the second Blackwell offspring will be revealed in due course," Miller says, noting that there's a good chance Chris Zylka will be back on the show to provide that information.

Having a second child of Blackwell within the circle is a far cry from the original L.J. Smith novels the series is based on. Couple that with the series killing off coven member Nick (Louis Hunter) so quickly, it seems the producers are trying to distance themselves from the books, but Miller says that's not the case. "In a weird way, in the next chunk [of episodes] we're almost embracing the books more. We can't follow the books as a road map because it's so different. On the horizon, the books have amazing relationships and dynamics that we're going to reach for." Read More...


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