'The Vampire Diaries' star Ian Somerhalder 'not thrilled' about spinoff 'The Originals': 'My only concern is Damon'

Though the fans are already excited about the upcoming "The Vampire Diaries" spinoff series "The Originals," one person who isn't all that into it is "TVD" star Ian Somerhalder. In a recent interview with Digital Spy, Somerhalder revealed that while he's happy for his costars' success, he's worried how it will impact his character, Damon. "I'm excited for Julie [Plec], and for Joseph [Morgan] and all my people," Somerhalder said. "But I'm a selfish actor -- I'm not a producer on the show, I'm not a writer. My only concern is Damon, and my show.""The Originals" is taking away three main characters who began as villains on "TVD" (and sometimes still play a villainous role): Morgan's Klaus, Daniel Gillies' Elijah, and Claire Holt's Rebekah. "They're going to be taking these characters that mean so much to our show," Somerhalder said. "I'm insanely happy for everyone, but I'm not thrilled. Not that I mind sharing,...



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