The Vampire Diaries ended its eight-year run on The CW in 2017, and since then, the creators have continued to disclose quite a few secret plot twists that by no means made it to air. After sharing secret concepts from their brainstorming, together with a plot the place Elena end up with Stefan and a finale through which both Salvatore Brothers would pass away, the present’s creator revealed one other main change that ending up touchdown on the TVD slicing room ground.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Kevin Williamson shared the ultimate line that Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder) virtually ended up saying within the sequence finale. Within the unique closing episode that aired, Damon gave the final ever “Hello, brother” to his on-screen brother Stefan (Paul Wesley).
In keeping with Kevin, it was initially deliberate for Damon’s closing line to be a bit extra telling of his character. “The unique model was ‘Oh, I see they’ve hero hair in heaven,’” Kevin mentioned. “Then they hugged.” So what prompted the change? Kevin revealed that he and present co-creator Julie Plec determined the scene should be “emotional,” and as a substitute selected for Damon to repeat his first ever Vampire Diaries line.
The creators’s choice appears to have been a superb one, too, as many followers affiliate the acquainted greeting with the present. “‘Whats up, brother’ simply screams Vampire Diaries to me,” one particular person beforehand tweeted. One other fan had famous how that use of that signature phrase for the finale was sufficient to make them cry.