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The Containment TV show was cancelled after one season of 13 episodes on The CW, but the stars will shine on. Entertainment Weekly reports Kristen Gutoskie (pictured above) and Christina Moses (pictured below) will recur on Julie Plec’s series' The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off, The Originals, respectively.
Per EW, Gutoskie, who played Katie on Containment, joins the eighth season of The Vampire Diaries TV show as Seline. Moses, who played Jana on Containment, has been cast as Keeling, in the fourth season of The Originals TV series.
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The Vampire Diaries is on hiatus, but we already have a handful of details about what's to come. While the season seven finale gave us a few clues about the fate of our favorite characters, the show's writer Julie Plec has already spilled a few details about what's to come. As you anxiously await the show's return, sink your teeth into everything we already know about season eight. »
- Kelsie Gibson
Gutoskie will play Seline, who is described as a warm, nurturing nanny of two kids by day, and a small-town girl trying to find her place in a dangerous world by night.
Seline apparently feels "bonded" to her new family in ways that she could never have imagined and will go out her way to ensure their safety.
It sounds very ominous, right?
The two young kids part certainly makes us think that she could be the nanny to Caroline and Alaric's daughters.
It does sound a little obvious, but the show has been pretty predictable for the better part of the last three years.
Alaric's character was butchered by god awful writing »
- Paul Dailly
Fresh from her one-season run on the network’s contagion thriller, the actress is jumping to The Originals in a recurring role, Deadline reports. (Both shows are Ep’d by Julie Plec. so we’re guessing the two of them hit it off during their time on Containment).
RelatedThe Originals Ep Talks Klaus’ ‘Definitive Loss,’ Hayley’s Season 4 Journey
Moses’ character, Keelin, is a smart, strong resourceful ER doctor – and the last living werewolf of her line. She’s also openly bisexual. After the rest of her family was hunted to extinction, »
TVLine hits rewind on the TV season’s biggest “What Happens Next” finales, then invites you to predict the cliffhanger outcomes.
It’s been almost exactly one month since The Vampire Diaries wrapped its seventh season, and we’re still finding stray goosebumps. That final shot of Damon and Enzo stringing up the bodies of their (countless) victims will likely continue to haunt us until the series returns for Season 8 — or at least until we see the cast at Comic-Con next month.
RelatedTeen Choice Awards 2016: Teen Wolf, Vampire Diaries, Pll, Originals and More Snag Second-Wave Nominations
All we really »
This may be the last season of The Vampire Diaries. Or maybe not. While talking to reporters about the long-running series, which is now going into its eighth season, The CW boss Mark Pedowitz said no decisions have been made about the fate of the Ian Somerharlder and Paul Wesley drama from Julie Plec. "No decisions have been made for one way or another whether or not this is the final season," Pedowitz said. "In my dreams it isn't." There has also been no decision made regarding the show's episode count. The Vampire Diaries is sticking on Fridays, but it's vampire spinoff The Originals is being held for midseason. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, starring Golden Globe winner Rachel Bloom, is »
JC Spink and Chris Bender are dissolving their 18-year-old management-production company Benderspink, which has been involved in “The Hangover” trilogy, “We’re the Millers,” “A History of Violence” and “Zombeavers.”
The duo said the split is amicable in a statement issued Tuesday: “We started Benderspink in our late 20s almost 18 years ago. We could not be more proud of what we’ve achieved together and are excited for this next chapter in each of our lives.”
The statement did not elaborate on what they will do next.
Spink focused mostly on management while Bender focused on producing. The company was formed in 1998 after the two had worked as assistants at Zide-Perry Productions, where Bender received a co-producing credit on “American Pie.”
The duo, who met at Bucknell University, had a long-time first-look deal through New Line that launched in 2001. They delivered mid-budget titles such as “Horrible Bosses” and “The Butterfly Effect” franchises, »
- Dave McNary
Heads up: The following article contains spoilers from Friday’s Vampire Diaries season finale. Treat it like the Armory vault and proceed at your own peril…
RelatedPost Mortem: Vampire Diaries Boss Explains Damon and Enzo’s Dark Finale Twist, Offers Hope for ‘Steroline’ in Season 8
Unlike the time we saw Elena earlier this season — when old footage was recycled for the scene in which Damon thought he burned her sleeping body »
The final moments of Friday’s Vampire Diaries season finale may have been underscored by a cover of Coldplay’s “Don’t Panic,” but trust us, there’s plenty of reason to panic.
RelatedTV’s Bloody Thursday: 12 Shows Cancelled — Which One Hurt the Most?
TVLine spoke with executive producer Julie Plec about the episode’s biggest twists, as well as what’s in store for the gang in Season 8. But first, a quick recap…
Caroline and Alaric tricked their twins into opening the Armory, allowing for Damon to enter the vault and murk the final Everlasting. But when a (magic-less »
One word for you, Vampire Diaries fans: Steroline. There is a Steroline development coming in the Tvd season seven finale that will give the relationship between Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Caroline (Candice King) some closure—something that they didn't really get before Stefan decided to go on the run with Valerie for a few years and Caroline went and fell in love with Alaric (Matt Davis) after magically having his children. (Just another day in Mystic Falls!) E! News spoke with Tvd creator Julie Plec ahead of the season seven finale, and she promised that, by the end of the episode, we will have an answer either way about which man Caroline will choose. "Definitely by the time the finale »
There’s a lot going down on Friday’s Vampire Diaries finale (The CW, 8/7c) — but let’s be real, there’s nothing more important than the fate of our favorite pairings.
VideosExclusive Vampire Diaries Season Finale Sneak Peek: Damon’s Explosive Plan to Save Bonnie Revealed
To that end, TVLine bugged executive producer Julie Plec for a few teases about the episode’s relational developments, beginning with Caroline, who last week refused to answer Stefan’s question about her feelings for Alaric.
“She’s definitively going to declare where her heart lies, for better or worse for our men who are wondering, »
The slow and steady not always wins the race. The CW has opted not to renew Julie Plec’s new drama Containment for a second season. Four episodes into its freshman run, Containment has been consistent, averaging a 0.5 rating in 18-49 (Live+same day) each time. Still, the network may have looked at its retention from the sizable Flash lead-in, which was not great. The CW confirmed that there would be no second installment of Containment, which it called a limited… »
The CW’s “Containment” has been cancelled and will not return for Season 2, Variety has confirmed.
The outbreak drama, which was billed as a limited series prior to air, will finish out its freshman season, with its series finale set to air on July 19.
The CW previously renewed most of its existing lineup, and announced Thursday that it would pick up Season 2 of “Supergirl,” which previously aired on CBS. The network also ordered three new shows to series — “Riverdale,” based on the Archie Comics characters; “Frequency,” from “Supernatural” showrunner Jeremy Carver; and hourlong comedy “No Tomorrow.”
In its four airings to date, “Containment” has averaged a steady 0.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.5 million viewers overall in same-day Nielsen numbers — faring as well as, if not better than, previous timeslot occupant “iZombie” in several categories.
The series, set in Atlanta following the outbreak of a mysterious epidemic, is executive produced by »
- Laura Prudom
Containment‘s virus has been stopped.
The CW has cancelled the series after one season, TVLine has confirmed.
It should be noted that Containment was touted as a limited event series ahead of its launch. (Prior to that, though, executive producer Chris Ord told TVLine, “We’re looking at the first season as its own thing, but it’ll leave us room to go forward and do more.”)
Containment debuted in April to 1.67 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating. Since then, it has »
Julie Plec spoke about the potential for more crossovers with TV Line. She said the following:
“This year, as we’ve crossed over, we’ve acknowledged [The Vampire Diaries and The Originals‘] shared universe. As we know from The Originals, there’s a prophecy predicting the demise of the Mikaelson family, so it was a nice little tease for viewers of that show to ask themselves, ‘Wait, what the hell happened to Klaus?’ It’s a rare luxury to have two shows in a shared universe that you could do that. So to not do it feels like we’re missing a really fun creative opportunity, a way to celebrate both shows. But it’s not like anyone over at the »
Bonnie's rehabilitation and a very heightened emotional situation make for an interesting episode of The Vampire Diaries...
This review contains spoilers
7.21: Requiem For A Dream
Nothing impresses me more than when a television show can bring a character back from the depths of audience hatred - when the writers finally wake up to an actor's talent or a character's potential and craft them some good material. The opposite of this has happened a lot of The Vampire Diaries (Matt, we'll get to you later), but it's rare for a show to really pull it off as well as these guys have with Bonnie.
Damon's speech at the end of Requiem For A Dream, in which he recounts all of the things Bonnie has had to overcome since season 1, and how much he admires her for it, was thus a high point of the whole series for me. »
Fox today picked up six more pilots to series — four dramas and two comedies — bringing the total to six new dramas, 24: Legacy, Star, Pitch, The Exorcist, Lethal Weapon, and A.P.B., and two comedies, Making History and The Mick. Of the rest, I hear that drama Recon, executive produced by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, has been left in consideration, possibly for midseason. It stars Tracy Spiridakos as a rookie FBI agent who embeds herself in a suspected terrorist… »
Like a handsome, brooding elephant in the room, Klaus Mikaelson received a special shout-out on Friday’s Vampire Diaries — but how much should we read into what was said, exactly?
RelatedVampire Diaries Season Finale: Damon Making the ‘Ultimate Sacrifice’ to Save Bonnie
In case you need a refresher, the moment occurred while Caroline was reading Stefan the riot act for abandoning her three years prior: “Meanwhile, I was so desperate I called Klaus for help — who’s nowhere to be found, by the way.” She was, of course, referring to her visit to New Orleans during The Vampire Diaries‘ crossover »
Not to alarm you or anything, but heading into the season finale of The Vampire Diaries, Bonnie Bennett is trying to kill basically everyone she loves in the world. It's cool! Surely her vampire friends will find a way to unlink her from the magic that's imbuing her with an unquenchable thirst to eradicate the vampire race, right?! That's what they're going to have to do in the finale, and creator Julie Plec tells E! News that we should definitely worry about the characters we love. Who knows if they can stop this evil that's made its home inside Bonnie before she follows through and actually kills one of them? "I think you need to be a little bit worried about everybody, because otherwise it »
The Vampire Diaries creator Julie Plec may already have a clear ending in her head, but that hasn't stopped fans from voicing their own hopes and wishes for the show's closing moments. While the series currently has no end date set in stone, we asked fans how they would like to see The Vampire Diaries wrap up the grand stories of Mystic Falls. Check out the highlights below.
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