Welcome back to Humor Nation. The Originals centered around Klaus Mikaelson and his family, the show is set in the city of New Orleans. The Mikaelson family tries to reclaim what was rightfully once theirs, but now numerous factions are contesting for the control of the New Orleans. Unlike TVD which heavily featured romances and teen drama, Originals deals with the themes of family, politics, power.
So Take A Look At 7 Unknown And Amazing Facts About The Originals!
7. KOL AS STEFAN
Nathaniel Buzolic who is best known for his portrayal of the Kol Mikaelson in Vampire Diaries and later in Originals was almost cast as Stefan Salvatore. Kol Mikaelson is known as the wildest Mikaelson who is unpredictable and chaotic, he is the one who even Klaus is terrified of at times. Even though the Teen Wolf fame Daniel Sherman has also portrayed the character in the second season of the Originals. But Nathaniel would return to reprise the role of Kol for the remaining seasons. Given how talented actor he is, it’s no surprise that he would have done a fabulous role playing Stefan Salvatore.
6. THE SYMBOL
The logo that can be seen in the Originals is the symbol named ‘La Fleur De Lys’. This symbol represents the French Royalty. As given the story of the Originals, the legendary Mikaelson Family who has traveled the world, seen numerous wars, conquered numerous cities, but ultimately chose to settle in the French Quarter of the New Orleans, this symbol fits them quite well. The creators of the show chose the symbol carefully after studying the history of the symbol and how it could relate to the Mikaelsons on the show.
5. THE NATIONALITIES
An interesting fact about the nationalities of the actors who played the Mikaelson siblings. Riley Voelkel who played Freya Mikaelson is American whereas Claire Holt AKA Rebekah and Nathaniel Buzolic who played Kol are of Australian nationality. Joseph Morgan who portrayed Klaus Mikaelson is English whereas his brother Elijah who is played by Daniel Gillies is Canadian. Casper Zafer who played Finn on TVD and Originals is of Ukrainian descent.