'The Originals': Daniel Gillies On Elijah & Hayley; Letting Off Steam At Vampire Fight Club

Access Hollywood

Tensions are running high among the brothers Mikaelson as "The Originals" returns with its Season 3 premiere on Thursday night.

Klaus was instrumental in Hayley being cursed (with the help of Dahlia in Season 2) to stay in her wolf state for all but one night of the month, and while Daniel Gillies' character, Elijah, remains under the same roof as his brother, their bond is deeply fractured.  With his family situation, and Hayley out in the Bayou, Access Hollywood asked Daniel what's keeping his character going and driving him as the season begins.

"At the moment, the answer's pretty simple, it's just the preservation of, and maintaining the safety and security of Hayley at any cost, and by extension, Hope," Daniel told Access when we spoke to him this week about the new season..

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