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From the executive producer of 'The Vampire Diaries' comes 'THE ORIGINALS', a supernatural drama that follows the story of the ‘Original’ family. Central to the drama is the dangerous vampire/werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson, who returned to the magical melting pot of the French Quarter of New Orleans in Season One; the city his family helped build and the city from which he and his siblings – Elijah and Rebekah – were exiled a century ago.

A tumultuous first season saw the human and supernatural inhabitants of the Crescent City thrown into turmoil – and an epic finale resulted in bloodshed, birth, death and the reemergence of several iconic characters in the show. With the second season about to premiere, we catch up with actor DANIEL GILLIES – who plays Elijah Mikaelson – to find out more…

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'The Originals': Daniel Gillies On Hayley, Esther's Return & Filming With Babies.

Access Hollywood

Elijah and Hayley continue to hit bumps in their relationship road on "The Originals."

She's still hurting from the absence of her daughter, Hope, and trying to deal with the feelings and desires that come with becoming a new hybrid. In "The Originals" Season 2 premiere last week, Daniel Gillies' Elijah encouraged his brother, Klaus, to help Hayley, knowing that he couldn't comfort her in the way she needed. With all Elijah does for Hayley, it had us wondering: Does Elijah ultimately want a happy family situation with his niece and Hayley? Is that his ultimate goal?

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