Welcome back to Humor Nation. While the cast of the Originals feature plenty of familiar faces who made their debut on the Vampire Diaries. There were several new additions with characters such as Marcel, Davina, Freya, and lot more. The Originals is a TVD spin-off which is set in New Orleans and revolves around the notorious Mikaelson Family as they try to repair their damaged relationships for the sake of their new ‘Hope’ which Elijah believes is also their redemption. Many fans and critics consider Originals to be superior to the TVD due to its refreshing plot & storylines, with high stakes and morally ambiguous characters.
So Take A Look At 5 Interesting Facts About The Cast Of The Originals!
5. CHARLES MICHAEL DAVIS
Charles Michael Davis’s Marcel is one of the best characters in the Originals. The adopted child and protege of Klaus Mikaelson who would even best his mentor and even keep him in his captivity at one point.
- Did you know that before he was cast into the role of Marcel Gerard, the actor auditioned 5-6 times on the Vampire Diaries, but didn’t get the part. Years later, he was approached by the TVD team, he auditioned for Marcel and convinced everyone that it is his role.
- Charles Michael Davis’ Marcel and Morgan’s Klaus might have shared a complicated relationship on the screen, but these actors have been good friends long before they shared the stage together. They played poker together.
- Marcel is a skilled fighter and a brilliant tactician. But do you know that Charles Michael Davis has years of practice of the Muay Thai.
4. DANIELLE CAMPBELL
Daniellle Campbell started her acting career with Prison Break. She got her big break when she was cast in the Disney movie ‘Starstruck’ in the role of Jessica Olsen. She has made small appearances in various films. But she became a global sensation with her role of Davina Claire in the Originals.
- The actress is good friends with Madelaine Petsch who plays Cheryl Blossom in Riverdale and Nathaniel Buzolic who played Kol in the TVD Universe.
- Danielle has been involved in a relationship with the 1-D Singer Louis Tomlison, a relationship which lasted for a year. She has also dated the actor Colin Woodell who played Aiden in the Originals.
- Leah Pipes who played Camille and Danielle Campbell who played Davina on the Originals shared a flat together in Atlanta where the Originals was filmed.