7 April 2013 7:09 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Series writer, executive producer Julie Plec from "The Vampire Diaries" was recently interviewed about Season 4 of The CW's 'vampire' dramatic TV series:

"...as a writer and as someone who loves doing new things and finding a fresh voice, we love it," said Plec about the changes to lead character 'Elena Gilbert', played by Nina Dobrev.

"We love mean 'Elena' because it's different. It's a fun sparkle.

"She's nasty, she's uncompromising and unforgiving, and it gets worse before it gets better for sure. Every time I see a cut of the show I feel it's so new and fresh. 

"Now I also know you run the risk of alienating people who are traditionalists and purists who like their heroine to be clean and pure. It's not something that we would leave her there forever.

"I think it's all part of the journey. When we decided to turn Elena into a vampire »

- Michael Stevens

Report a problem

Similar News Items

"The Vampire Diaries" (2009)
Ian Somerhalder
Nina Dobrev

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners