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4. The Research for the Salvatores
Following acquiring their main girl, TVD wanted the two male elements of the important really like triangle. No simple activity.
“We seemed large and reduced to solid Stefan and Damon. So she did chemistry read immediately after chemistry read through with a number of actors,” Julie described.
Some of the actors who study for possibly and/or both of those roles? Zach Roerig (who would go on to play Matt Donovan), Michael Trevino (who would land the job of Tyler Lockwood), Nathanial Buzolic (later on forged as Kol), and 7th Heaven star David Gallagher, with Julie admitting of the latter, “He amazed us so significantly initially…but the total 7th Heaven matter, I speculate if he’ll ever be ready to get earlier that.” (She would later on solid him as a werewolf right after observing Super 8.)
And then ultimately, they found their guys.
“Paul and Ian form of came in late in the method. Paul auditioned like 15 moments, and Ian variety of appeared out of the blue,” Julie reported. As for Nina, she recalled what produced Paul (who 1st read through for Damon) stand out from the relaxation of the guys looking through opposite her in the chemistry reads: “The only a single who wasn’t trying too hard, that failed to speak to me at any place unless of course we ended up filming, was Paul Wesley—so it really is amusing to feel that he did the right thing,” she advised EW.