Welcome back to Humor Nation. Both Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley are the heart and soul of the Vampire Diaries. It was the Salvatore-Petrova love triangle which drove the majority of the storyline, but at its heart, TVD was always about the bond between the two brothers. Many of you might know that Ian Somerhalder got the role in only few attempts whereas Paul Wesley had to struggle for long to end up with a role on the show. The actor even auditioned for the role of Damon Salvatore, but didn’t get the part. The showrunners weren’t sure if he’s right for the role of Stefan. It wasn’t until when Nina Dobrev came along and read the lines for Elena along with Paul as Stefan which convinced everyone that Paul is the right guy.
So Take A Look At 5 Interesting Things Revealed By Ian Somerhalder & Paul Wesley
5. STILL IN TOUCH WITH THEIR CO-STARS
Even though Vampire Diaries concluded in 2017, everyone except the fans have moved on. The cast members are busy with other projects. But are the cast members still in touch with each other or have they lost the contact? Paul Wesley has revealed that he still gets a chat message from a TVD cast member everyday. He remains pretty close with Nina Dobrev, Michael Malarkey. Paul said that he call, communicate with the cast members on a regular basis.
We have seen the reunion of FRIENDS, HARRY POTTER, everyone is already on board with the reunion of the Vampire Diaries. Paul also revealed their last ‘reunion’ was a dinner at Kevin Williamson’s house. It was attended by Julie Plec and Nina Dobrev. Ian couldn’t be a part due to his busy schedule. But Paul also talked about how him and Ian remains in touch continuously. Their Brother’s Bond will last forever. They talked about how their friendship evolved over time, for 13 years they have known each other, spent time with each other. Their friendship which has now become a brotherhood.
3. THEY FOUGHT EACH OTHER
Paul Wesley revealed how him and Ian Somerhalder fought over who’d sacrifice himself at the end of the Vampire Diaries. Eventually it was Paul’s character Stefan who sacrificed himself in the end, went out with a BANG! Ian Somerhalder talked about how both the brothers just came into town, they caused all sorts of destruction and chaos. They even dragged the teenager Elena into the mess, turning her into a vampire. He felt it would have been more poetic if both Stefan and Damon had gone away, and then the humans in the Mystic Falls would settle back, build back their lives. Ian lost that fight and Paul got the epic demise.