'Vampire Diaries' spin-off 'The Originals' adds Daniel Gillies: Plus, who should play his witch cohorts?

Awesome news for "Vampire Diaries" fans -- there is going to be some very good hair featured on the upcoming backdoor spin-off pilot, "The Originals." Daniel Gillies will reprise his role as the noble Original Elijah Mikaelson in the April 25 episode of "The Vampire Diaries." If the backdoor pilot gets picked up to series, Gillies will join "The Originals" full-time as a lead.Also on board are Joseph Morgan as Elijah's power-hungry hybrid werewolf/vampire Klaus, and Phoebe Tonkin as the troubled werewolf orphan Hayley. Deadline reports that the two brothers and Hayley will be at the series' center, similar to how Stefan, Damon, and Elena lead "The Vampire Diaries." We're not quite sure whether Hayley and the Original brothers will be in a love triangle, but it wouldn't be the first time Elijah and Klaus have set their sights on the same woman.In addition to the three leads, executive producer Julie Plec is currently casting...



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