Interesting Vampire Diaries Facts You Didn’t Know

Vampire Diaries Facts

As most of you know, the Vampire Diaries (TVD) is a thrilling, romantic, and spell-binding TV series going on its 7th season. It is based on the book series written by Julie Plec and starred by handsome and beautiful stars like Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Candice Accola, Michael Trevino, and many others.

Fascinating Vampire Diaries Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!

1 Zach Roehrig who plays the role of Matt is a single father to a cute daughter.

2 To help the Red Cross with their blood drive, they teamed up with TVD to get teenagers to donate blood for their blood drive.

3 Elena’s Doppelganger, Katherine, wears a wig.

4 All titles of the show in season 6 are song titles of the 90s.

5 Most of the cast of The Vampire Diaries are fluent in several languages like Kat Graham (Hebrew, French, and Spanish), Paul Wesley (Polish), and Nina Dobrev (French and Bulgarian).

6 Paul Wesley, Michael Trevino, and Zach Roehrig all auditioned for Damon Salvatore’s role.

7 In the book, the town of Mystic Falls was named originally named as Fell’s Church.

8 Michael Trevino’s role as Tyler Lockwood was nearly cut off the show, but thanks to his awesome acting skills his hybrid storyline came to be…

9 The CW network originally wanted Ashlee Simpson to play the lead role, Elena.

10 Ashley Tisdale was offered a lead role in the series which she declined.

11 So many things you didn’t know about The Vampire Diaries TV show right? Let me add some more juicy-licious tidbits about the cast. We all know that Damon and Elena were real couples and they broke up in May 2013. Did you know that Dr. Meredith Fells and Stefan were married in April 2011 and divorced by December of 2013? And what about Matt and Caroline? They dated each other back in 2011 too.

Video: 9 Things You Didn’t Know About The Vampire Diaries

The Vampire Diaries keeps dedicated fans tuning in week after week thanks to it’s mysterious story lines, but there are actually some interesting behind the scene secrets about the show you should know as well.

We’re here to give you nine fun facts you probably didn’t know about the hit CW show. For instance, did you know that a BUNCH of other actresses — including a High School Musical star — were considered for the role of Elena before Nina Dobrev was cast?

Intrigued yet? Then stick around because we’re starting in three, two, one!

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