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'The Originals' May Be Ending, But What It Taught Me About Family Will Live On "Always & Forever"

When the Mikaelson family was first introduced during the third season of The Vampire Diaries, I initially wrote them off as being just another set of villains Elena and the Salvatore brothers would have to overcome. Yet they quickly became so much…
By Kelly Schremph

Elijah Leaves His Family Behind On 'The Originals'

The reign of the Mikaelson family is officially over. In The Originals Season 4 finale "The Feast of All Sinners," Klaus, Elijah, Rebekah, and Kol said goodbye to each other for good in order to save Hope from the Hollow, but Elijah took his exile…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Saving Hope On 'The Originals' Has Major Consequences

The Mikaelsons made the ultimate sacrifice on Season 4 finale of The Originals, breaking their familial bond once and for all in an effort to save Hope from the grip of the Hollow. By allying themselves with Vincent and Marcel in "The Feast of All…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

'The Originals' Is Changing A Lot In Season 5

As The Originals draws to a close for Season 4, big changes are in the cards for the Mikaelson family. The Hollow has taken over Hope’s body, making this one of the biggest threats the family has ever faced. So when will The Originals return for…
By Samantha Atzeni

Hayley Saved Elijah's Mind On 'The Originals'

Elijah's troubled past has come back to haunt him — literally — and it just might cost him his relationship with Hayley. After Elijah was killed by the Hollow, saved in Freya's pendant, and then mentally fractured by it at the same time, what…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Kol Is In Danger On 'The Originals'

The Hollow is proving to be one tricky enemy on The Originals. After the witch killed Elijah so that she could be reborn, Rebekah and Kol returned to New Orleans in "Phantomesque" to help their family. Unfortunately, that might have played directly…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

The Hollow Is Reborn On 'The Originals'

It finally happened: The Hollow's resurrection plans came to fruition on The Originals, and it's bad news for everyone in New Orleans. After kidnapping Elijah and stabbing him with Marcel's venom, The Hollow came to Vincent to propose a deal in…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Elijah's Life On 'The Originals' Is In Jeopardy

The entire Mikaelson family rallied to save Elijah from the grips of the Hollow on The Originals, but the ancient witch is proving to be a much a greater foe than they once thought. Last we saw her, The Hollow (still in Sofya's body) had kidnaped…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Charles Michael Davis Talks The Future Of 'The Originals'

Charles Michael Davis has played vampire Marcel Gerard on The Originals for almost four seasons. And, after all that time in front of the camera, the actor is making his directorial debut with "High Water and a Devil's Daughter," airing Friday, May…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Charles Michael Davis Dishes On Directing 'The Originals'

Charles Michael Davis has a lot in common with Marcel Gerard, the character he's played for four years on The CW's The Originals. Both Davis and Marcel are natural born leaders, and both are charming and confident. But, on major difference is that…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

What Does The Hollow Want On 'The Originals'?

Hayley made a big discovery about the Hollow on The Originals with a little help from her dead parents. After learning that her parents were murdered by the Hollow, Hayley decided to go looking for answers in "Bag of Cobras." With Freya's help, she…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Elijah & Vincent Team Up On 'The Originals'

Elijah and Vincent formed a tentative alliance on The Originals in the hopes of finding the Hollow, but they weren't as successful as they might have liked. In "Bag of Cobras," Vincent decided that the threat from the Hollow was greater than his…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Sofya Isn't What She Seems On 'The Originals'

It turns out Marcel's new girlfriend, Sofya, has her own agenda onThe Originals. A loyal ally to Marcel, Sofya emerged as a new threat to the Mikaelson family in The Originals "I Hear You Knocking" and she just might be working with the Hollow. So,…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Hayley Might Be Connected To The Hollow On 'The Originals'

Hayley made a disturbing discovery about the Hollow on The Originals. While taking Hope to visit her grandma Mary in the Bayou in "I Hear You Knocking," Hayley learned that her family might have a connection to the dark spirit currently going after…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Marcel & Klaus Are In Danger On 'The Originals'

Klaus and Marcel are in trouble. After learning the identity of the evil power coming for Hope and the other children in The Originals "Keepers of the House," the two kings of New Orleans might have become the prey of the Hollow, the dark spirit…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

The Hollow Is Bringing Evil To 'The Originals'

Remember how last week Vincent and Marcel thought they had saved all those kids from becoming human sacrifices to a mysterious evil? Well, in this week's episode of The Originals, "Keepers of the House," they learned just how wrong they were. After…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

What Is Going On With Detective Kinney On 'The Originals'?

What is going on with Detective Will Kinney on The Originals? After The Originals "Haunter of Ruins," it's a question ever Originals fan will be asking. The episode ended with Kinney killing an EMT and essentially kidnapping four innocent children…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Klaus & Hope Reunite On 'The Originals' & It's Adorable

After five years kept apart, Klaus and Hope reunited on The Originals in "Haunter of Ruins." The father-daughter reunion was awkward at first — probably because Klaus hadn't seen Hope since she was a baby — but the two soon bonded over their love of…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

What's Going On With Hope On 'The Originals'?

There's something going on with Hope Mikaelson on The Originals. Thanks to the 5-year time jump, the littlest Original family member is almost 6-years-old in The Originals Season 4 premiere "Gather Up the Killers," and her magic is beginning to…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Hayley & Elijah Reunite In 'The Originals' Season 4 Premiere

It's been five years since the Mikaelson family was brought down by Marcel and Vincent, but the Season 4 Originals premiere, "Gather up the Killers," brought them one step closer to a comeback. Hayley has spent the last five years raising Hope and…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong