Bosses behind "The Vampire Diaries" are planning a spin-off of the hit U.S. TV series.
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"The Originals" will center on actor Joseph Morgan's character Klaus Mikaelson as he returns to New Orleans to reunite with his protégé.
Phoebe Tonkin, who plays werewolf Hayley in the supernatural drama, which premiered in 2009, is also set to co-star.
The new show's pilot will air on the CW network on April 25. If it receives a full-series order, "The Vampire Diaries" Executive Producer Julie Plec will work on both shows, according to Entertainment Weekly.