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Casting News: Claire Holt Joins The Originals

By on February 13, 2013
Claire Holt

Claire Holt

In perhaps unsurprising news, Vampire Diaries regular Claire Holt (Rebekah) has signed on to co-star in the CW’s new spin-off series The Originals.

The series, which aims to shed light on the Original vampire family which now consists of Klaus (Joseph Morgan), Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Rebekah, will start as a stand-alone Vampire Diaries episode scheduled to air on April 25th 2013.

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The series will see Klaus making a return to his home in the French Quarter of New Orleans, where he will be reunited with his evil protégé Marcel (Charles Michael Davis).

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Holt joins other cast mates Morgan and Gillies, as well as recurring Diaries guest star Phoebe Tonkin.