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Danielle Rose Russell Was First Intimidated by 'Vampire Diaries' Fandom Fans

Danielle Rose Russell Was First Intimidated by 'Vampire Diaries' Fandom Fans

Danielle Rose Russell stops to pose for a few pics after her appearance on Build Series in New York City on Monday (November 19).

The 18-year-old actress opened up about her new CW series, Legacies, and more about what she felt when she first joined the Vampire Diaries fandom.

“When I first got cast, I think a lot of fans were shocked because we did that eight-year time jump,” she shared. “…I was kind of controversial in this world for a little while.”

Now that the fans know her, Danielle is getting used to another aspect of acting – the social media side.

She added, “I’ve only acted just to act. This other side of people following you and following the show has completely been so new to me in the last few years. I think I’m finally getting a handle on it.”

Check out her full interview below:

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Danielle Rose Russell Opens Up About That Ending Scene With Hope & Landon on 'Legacies'

Danielle Rose Russell Opens Up About That Ending Scene With Hope & Landon on 'Legacies'

Landon Kirby is back at Salvatore Boarding School for the Young & Gifted on Legacies – and the first person he wanted to see was Hope (Danielle Rose Russell), but she didn’t really want to see him, it seems like.

The intense moment on last night’s episode, Danielle shared with TV Line, is one of her favorites between her and Aria Shahghasemi, who plays Landon.

“I love how charged that moment is between them, and that Hope breaks away,” she says. “You see a visual representation of what their relationship is like.”

Danielle adds that the moment fuels the rest of their relationship going forward: “They go through a journey. We’re shooting Episode 10 now, and they’re still going on a journey.”

She also opened up about Hope’s relationship with Josie: “They complement each other in such nice ways, so I think that friendship could be great for both of them. They need each other, and you’ll see that develop a bit more. Of course, Lizzie hates it — she hates every moment of it. It’ll be up and down for a while, but this episode gave you a taste of what could be.”

Legacies airs Thursdays @ 9PM ET/PT on The CW.

Danielle Rose Russell Leads Gifted Students in 'Legacies' First Official Poster

Danielle Rose Russell Leads Gifted Students in 'Legacies' First Official Poster

Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) conjures up some magic in the official poster for Legacies.

The poster also includes Matthew Davis, Jenny Boyd, Kaylee Bryant, Quincy Fouse, Peyton Alex Smith and Aria Shahghasemi.

Showrunner Julie Plec opened up to EW about the bond between Hope and headmaster Alaric (Davis).

“Alaric and Hope get along because he gets her,” she says. “He understands that feeling that you’re cursed. And they both throw themselves into everything else that they possibly can to avoid intimate and committed emotional relationships.”

Legacies premieres NEXT Thursday, October 25th on The CW.

Check out the full poster below!

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'Legacies' Will Reveal What Happened to Klaus & Elijah on 'The Originals' Finale

'Legacies' Will Reveal What Happened to Klaus & Elijah on 'The Originals' Finale

The cast of Legacies hit the stage for the show’s New York Comic-Con panel at Jacob Javits Center on Saturday (October 6) in New York City.

This is the first event that the whole cast – Danielle Rose Russell, Matthew Davis, Kaylee Bryant, Jenny Boyd, Quincy Fouse, Aria Shahghashemi and Peyton Alex Smith – have attended together, along with EPs Julie Plec and Brett Matthews.

During the panel, Julie did confirm that we will find out what happened to Klaus and Elijah in the series finale of The Originals.

She also said that this show is all that she hoped The Vampire Diaries would be.

“It’s a world that keeps giving back creatively,” Julie said, via TV Guide. “This show is what The Vampire Diaries was before it became TVD. Everything I always thought TVD would be, I was able to circle back and bring to here.”

Legacies premieres on Thursday, October 25th @ 9PM ET/PT on The CW.

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'Legacies' Reveals New Promo Pics With Danielle Rose Russell, Jenny Boyd, & Kaylee Bryant!

'Legacies' Reveals New Promo Pics With Danielle Rose Russell, Jenny Boyd, & Kaylee Bryant!

The promo pics for CW’s upcoming Legacies are finally here!

We’re getting our first look at Hope Mikaelson (Danielle Rose Russell) as she heads to school at The Salvatore Boarding School for the Young and Gifted, along with Josie and Lizzie Saltzman, who happen to be Caroline Forbes’ and Alaric’s (Matt Davis) twin daughters.

The series will center around the school as the young adults come of age in the most unconventional way possible, nurtured to be their best selves…in spite of their worst impulses.

As they fight to protect their secret, their town of Mystic Falls and eventually the world, they will have to rely on ancient folklore and tales to learn how to battle their far-reaching enemies.

Jenny Boyd and Kaylee Bryant star as Lizzie and Josie, with Quincy Fouse as MG, a high-energy vampire, newly-triggered werewolf Rafael Waithe played by Peyton Alex Smith; and Aria Shahghasemi as the mysterious Landon Kirby.

Legacies premieres on Thursday, October 25th @ 9PM ET/PT on The CW.

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