The Originals Spoilers: More Caroline Forbes, Relationship Woes & MORE!!!

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Now that we know The Originals is entering its final season, fans are wanting to know which characters will be appearing and in what capacity. 

We previously reported that Candice King would be appearing as her The Vampire Diaries character Caroline Forbes on The Originals Season 5 Episode 1. 

Hostess Caroline - The Vampire Diaries Season 8 Episode 7

Given the increased focus on the magic school she and fellow The Vampire Diaries character Alaric Saltzman opened, it was clear there was going to be room for some more appearances. 

Co-Showrunner, Julie Plec confirmed there would be more than one appearance from the character to a fan who asked how often we can expect the blonde-haired beauty to appear. 

"Two so far," she said, which means there is room for more appearances than the two, so it makes us think Caroline could be a significant focus of the show's final season. 

Danielle Rose Russell

At the close of The Originals Season 4, Hope and Hayley left New Orleans behind for Hope to enroll at Salvatore Boarding School for the Young and the Gifted. 

This was after the Original family had to split up to keep Hope safe from The Hollow, who had previously taken over Hope's body. 

With that, it meant there would be a time jump in store and Season 5 is said to jump several years into the future. That also meant that Hope had to be recast. 

Danielle Rose Russell Attends Premiere

Danielle Rose Russell will assume the role for The Originals Season 5, but that's not to say Summer Fontana is completely out of the equation. 

Plec confirmed that viewers would get to see Fontana in flashback, but there was no indication whether it would be a guest role or a recurring gig. 

On top of that, she said that Freya and Keelin would face some obstacles in their relationship, but did not indicate whether they would remain together in the series finale. 

Official? - The Originals Season 4 Episode 7

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The Originals Quotes

They say the passage of time will heal all wounds, but the greater the loss, the deeper the cut and the more difficult the process to become whole again. The pain may fade, but scars serve as a reminder of our suffering and make the bearer all the more resolved never to be wounded again. So as time moves along we get lost in distractions, act out in frustration, react with aggression, give in to anger, and all the while we plot and plan as we wait to grow stronger, and before we know it, the time passes. We are healed. Ready to begin anew.


Over the course of my long life, I have come to believe that we are bound forever to those with whom we share blood. And while we may not choose our family, that bond can be our greatest strength, or our deepest regret. This unfortunate truth has haunted me for as long as I can recall.


The Originals Music

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Song Too Late M83 iTunes
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Ms mr bones Bones MS MR iTunes