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'Legacies': How Will Hope's Season 1 Fate Affect Season 2?

'Legacies': How Will Hope's Season 1 Fate Affect Season 2?

[Spoiler Alert: If you haven't watched the season one finale of Legacies, continue reading at your own risk!]

After Hope’s (Danielle Rose Russell) season one finale twist in Legacies, what can we expect going forward in season two?

Director and writer Julie Plec recently spilled all to TV Guide:

On whether or not all traces of Hope are really gone: “There is hope, and there is an actual pitch for that, so your brain is in the right place, creatively.”

On whether Malivore is dead now or she just prevented him from rising: “That is the question, I think, that we’re left with at the end of the season, which is — technically if she had destroyed him, would she be destroyed in the process? Maybe not. So the fact that no one remembers her might mean that there’s still a blackness out there that is keeping her captive. And since we’ve already seen a glimpse of how s–ty that is, I hope that’s not the case.”

On Hope’s affect on the lives of everyone else: “That’s exactly what we can expect to see. What’s fun about it, and sad about it, is we’ll be able to realize just how much impact Hope had in these people’s lives without them even realizing what they’re missing. And just understanding that they all feel individually like there’s something that doesn’t feel right and that they’re struggling with this feeling of not being complete somehow. It just feels like such a universal experience, especially for teenagers. I’m looking forward to having each of those characters act out on that feeling.”

For more from Julie, head to TVGuide.com.

Season one of Legacies will be streaming on Netflix starting April 5.

Julie Plec Gives Danielle Panabaker Advice On Her First Day of Directing 'The Flash'

Julie Plec Gives Danielle Panabaker Advice On Her First Day of Directing 'The Flash'

Danielle Panabaker is about to head behind the camera to direct her first ever episode of The Flash.

The actress, who plays Caitlin Snow and Killer Frost on the series, shared with fans that her husband, Hayes Robbins, got her roses for good luck.

“My husband bought me flowers as I’m about to direct my first episode of #TheFlash…Yet, all I can think about is the irony of him giving me roses on Bachelor Monday 😂,” she joked on Twitter.

Just moments after, Julie Plec, the showrunner behind The Vampire Diaries franchise, sent her a little advice for her first day.

Check it out below!

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Vampire Diaries' Villain Kai Could Possibly Pop Up On 'Legacies'

Vampire Diaries' Villain Kai Could Possibly Pop Up On 'Legacies'

Kai might actually be the next former Vampire Diaries character to pop up on Legacies!

In the first half of the debut season, fans have seen Zach Roerig, Steven R. McQueen and even Jodi Lyn O’Keefe pop up on the show, and showrunner Julie Plec revealed that she does have plans for Kai, played by Chris Wood, to return someday.

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“I have big plans for [Kai's return] in my head,” she dished to TV Guide in a recent interview.

However, while she has the plans, don’t get your hopes up too high to see them happen.

She added, “Even if they never make it to the screen, I have massive plans.”

Still, we’d like to know what these plans entail.

Legacies will return in late January on The CW.

Jeanine Mason & Nathan Parsons Bring 'Roswell, New Mexico' To New York Comic-Con

Jeanine Mason & Nathan Parsons Bring 'Roswell, New Mexico' To New York Comic-Con

Jeanine Mason and Nathan Parsons snap a photo together at the Roswell, New Mexico panel at New York Comic-Con on Saturday (October 6) in New York City.

The stars of the upcoming CW show were joined by producers Julie Plec, Brett Hollier, and Carina Adly MacKenzie.

At the panel, creator and EP Carina talked about the decision to reboot the show and make it current, and with a diverse cast.

“I wanted to make sure there was a reason to reboot it, and that it felt very grounded in 2018 and what we are dealing with presently, because the original show is available on Hulu and it’s really great,” she said, via THR. “There wasn’t a reason to update it unless we made it really current, and I think one of the important things I wanted to do was … take Liz Parker back to Liz Ortecho, and create a show with a Latina lead and a really diverse cast.”

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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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Where is Candice King's Caroline in The CW's 'Legacies?'

Where is Candice King's Caroline in The CW's 'Legacies?'

The Vampire Diaries spin-off Legacies won’t be featuring Caroline Forbes when the show kicks off, so how will the new series explain her absence?

So far, Vampire DiariesMatt Davis, Steven R. McQueen, and Zach Roerig, are all set to reprise their roles, but not Candice King.

“We’re going to hear her and feel free a lot,” showrunner Julie Plec told EW. “I don’t know when we’ll see her. I, of course, would like to see her anytime. The door is open. But the girls are dealing with the fact that their mother, who has raised them, is a little absentee lately.”

So, what’s Caroline been up to since saying farewell to Klaus? “They believe she’s off on recruiting missions,” Julie shared about Caroline’s twin daughters. “Alaric knows she’s actually off doing other things that have to do with the long-term survival of their daughters. So the mystery of, where is Caroline, why isn’t she coming home for their birthday, that kind of thing is gonna be part of our story in the hopes that one day we’ll be able to walk to have her walk through the doors as well.”

“A lot of the supernatural beings that we’ll be opening our doors to are things you never would have seen on The Vampire Diaries,” Julie said as star Danielle Rose Russell added, “In our second episode, we have a very exciting new creature with a lot of CGI.”

Legacies premieres on October 25 on The CW.