July 23, 2016  
Home > News > TV

Two Brothers in 'Vampire Diaries' Pilot Cast

March 27, 2009 (8:36 am) GMT
Paul Wesley will play the younger and good vampire while Ian Somerhalder will tackle the older evil brother in 'Vampire Diaries'.

The CW's "Vampire Diaries" is taking shape with the casting of two actors. PFC Logan Atwater of "", , has signed for the role of Stefan while who played Boone in "" has struck a deal to fill in for Damon.

Stefan and Damon Salvatore are vampire brothers who have Elena Gilbert (played by ) as their object of passion. The 200-year-old Stefan is described as "gloriously, amazingly, epically beautiful young man" who has a strong connection with Elena. Damon meanwhile is an older brother who can go from playful to evil in a split second.

"Vampire Diaries" is based on LJane Smith's series of novel which first book "The Awakening" was published in 1991.

Also on board the project which is developed by Warner Bros TV, are Zach Roerig who will play Elena's ex-boyfriend Matt Honeycutt, who plays Matt's sister and .

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Teases Season 7 With Production Video
  2. 'Kong: Skull Island' Poster Reveals First Look at the Beastly King
  3. Amber Rose Defends Kanye West Amid Taylor Swift Feud, but Begs Him to 'Stay out of the News'
  4. Comic-Con: Check Out 'The Walking Dead' Season 7 and 'Fear the Walking Dead' Season 2B Trailers
  5. 'The Bachelor' Star Chris Soules' Ex Whitney Bischoff Is Engaged Again
  6. Comic-Con: 'Scream Queens' Stars Share Details of Season 2, Colton Haynes' Cast in Mystery Role
  7. Dakota Johnson Channels 'Fifty Shades' Character in This Provocative Photo
  8. Celine Dion Slays Her Impressions of Rihanna, Cher and Sia on 'Tonight Show'