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Daniel Gillies on 'Saving Hope', 'The Originals' - interview

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We're big fans of The Vampire Diaries here at Digital Spy, so obviously we're very excited about tuning into Canadian medical drama Saving Hope, which premieres in the UK this week and stars Daniel Gillies - who you might know as Elijah from TVD!

Obviously we had to give him a call to talk about what we can expect from Saving Hope, his character Joel and the romances on the show (will he end up back with his ex Alex, played by Erica Durance?) And then of course we squeezed him for Originals stuff - like whether there's hope for Elijah and Katherine. Oh, and what kind of uncle will Elijah be? Read on to find out...


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'The Originals' Daniel Gillies on "horny" Elijah, Klaus, the new pilot.

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Daniel Gillies has confirmed that the new pilot for The Originals will be from Elijah's point of view.
A backdoor pilot for the CW drama already aired during The Vampire Diaries, but Gillies told reporters at Comic-Con that it was "overshot" and the new first episode will be "restructured" to include footage that was not originally used.


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Trent Ford, Daniel Gillies join 'Diaries'

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Trent Ford and Daniel Gillies have signed up for roles in The Vampire Diaries.

Entertainment Weekly reports that the duo will play centuries-old vampires Trevor and Elijah.

The pair will join former Supernatural actress Lauren Cohan, who has joined the show as the vampire Rose.

The show's executive producer Julie Plec said: "They have deep ties to Katerina Petrova. They will be heavily featured in November Sweeps episodes 'Rose' and 'Katerina'."

Ford has previously starred in Gosford Park, The West Wing and The Class. Meanwhile, Gillies appeared in Bride & Prejudice and has recently had guest roles in NCIS and True Blood.

The Vampire Diaries continues on Thursdays at 8/7c on The CW in the US and on Tuesdays at 9pm on ITV2 in the UK.

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