will not be lacking in Vitamin E(lena) when it kicks off its final season this Friday (The CW, 8/7c).
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Though the object of Damon’s affection is still catching up on her beauty sleep at the top of Season 8, executive producer Julie Plec promises that Nina Dobrev‘s character “has a very strong presence this season, in the entire season, similarly to how she did last year.”
“We set up at the end [of Season 7] that Stefan had kept up with writing in the journal to keep [Elena] up to speed with everything they’ve been going through,” Plec reminds TVLine. “We really keep that up in the beginning of the season. Everyone has their turn telling their stories in the journal. With that, we’ve gotten to both keep Elena’s character alive, but also return to the nostalgia of Season 1 when ‘Dear diary’ was a thing.”
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Plec describes Season 8 as a “year of finallys,” explaining that, “because it’s the last season, we get to deliver on all the things we’ve been keeping a nice Santa’s wish list of.”
One of those “finallys,” of course, is the long-awaited return of Dobrev, who hasn’t been seen in new footage since May 2015. (Dobrev did record new audio for the Season 7 finale, but that’s as close as we’ve gotten.)
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On that front, there’s no news to report since CW president Mark Pedowitz confirmed in August that Dobrev was in “discussions” to return for Season 8.
‘ final season? Drop your own “Santa’s wish list” in a commet below.
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Steroline June Wedding is definitely in my Santa’s wish list!
Oh Mary honey, you do understand sweetie that Delena is why the show is being cancelled and Delena’s saying they love Sterolines are obvious.
Sadly, this show is just a joke and has been since mid season 4. Lol, it’s too bad the people who comment don’t watch the show. Lolllllll
Pressed, salty and bitter. Keep bringing your tears darlin’
They are half through the season shooting wise, they will start prepping the final scripts soon so I expect news about Elena soon.
Can’t wait the season to start tomorrow. Not sure I’ll be able to handle it without falling apart.
Really hoping Steroline’s happy ending and a potential June Wedding is on there Santa wish list! STEROLINE FOREVER! ❤️ #SterolineJuneWedding #TVDForever
So they will continue to talk about Elena, Elena, Elena non stop. Got it!!!
That is what it seems this season will be full of Elena even if she is not present physically
My wish is a Steroline June Wedding. Stefan and Caroline deserves a Happy Ending together.
Nope. My wish is for a June wedding between Stefan and Enzo. Stenzo forever!!!! Relax, crazy, I’m just pulling your leg here. :-)
Yeah, I’m betting we see the return of the love triangle in some capacity. TVD will be remembered as a show about two vampire brothers in love with the same woman so no way they don’t circle back to that. I’m thinking all 3 end up human but we’ll see! I really only care about Caroline and Bonnie at this point so I hope they get out of MF and get to do something awesome after YEARS of being dragged down by The Salvabros.
I figure Nina’s either agreed and they’re just waiting to announce it for maximum publicity (tho I would’ve thought this would be that time???) or she’s refused so they’re delaying admitting it as long as possible. Bc considering they were ‘having talks’ with her 2+ mths ago, and considering they’re due to wrap in Feb and usually have ep 16 written before they break for Xmas, I can’t imagine it’s still up in the air. Imo, they know one way or the other.
It’s weird I like Elena but spending soooooo much time talking about her blah blah blah in S7 was really boring to me, JP saying it’s gonna be the same in S8 isn’t great news for me lol.
I agree that they definitely know. I lean towards her returning and I’m kind of expecting the announcements to come when they take a break in December. Kind of like what they did with the crossover with TO last season. They’ll use it to drive interest in hopes of people tuning in for the final stretch of episodes. They’ve gotta hope they can muster more than 1M people given it was once The CWs #1 show.
Ofc they know. They just don’t want to admit that she won’t be seen until the last episode because honestly how many ppl want to watch a repeat of s7? I know I don’t want to watch sterobore and borenzo nor do I want to hear how Damon can’t live/isn’t a good person without Elena again this season. They know this because of the ratings for s7 but they wrote themselves in a corner so what else are they going to do until Nina comes back? At least I know now not to watch until 8×16! lol
Hangin’ in there for DE the truly iconic love story.
LMAO! How exactly are they epic? Is it how Damon kills and hurts Elena’s family and friends when she doesn’t play his girlfriend and hurts his little feelings? I would call that epically abusive.
Its how raw his love is for Elena that he would rather have Elena hate him and have her safe and alive then to have her gone and dead its such a vivid love that you can just feel.
Firstly, I said Iconic which it is, if you follow the media. Your subjective opinions are but a drop in the massive ocean of Delena love.
DAMON AND ELENA WEDDING AND RECONCILIATION❤❤❤❤ PLEASE!!! AND STEFAN & CAROLINE P PLEASE!!!❤❤❤
I agree with you .. all the way!!! Beside this what it should have been all along… with Elena And Damon and Stephan and Caroline have their happy ending . It should be totally vampirontically romance awestruck.
I want to see 2 things. Steroline breaking up and a Klaroline endgame. That would be the best!!
I’m good with that. Klaroline. Yup. I like it. Donnie (Damon and Bonnie). Stenzo (Stefan and Enzo). Sorry about the last one. I just made it up to mess with someone else who’s going mental over that Steroline nuttiness. Cheers!
I would say Caroline travels the world first by herself and then go to Klaus.
A Klaroline endgame is definitively on my Wish list for this last tvd season.
I wish she can bring Klaus for 1 or 2 episode I want “Klaus & Caroline together :)” for the Final Season
I agree I rather see Caroline with Klaus than with Stefan. Stefan and Caroline look much better as friends than anything else.
Ugh! Julie and her Ele/nina obsession is seriously annoying , for god sake send the stupid coffin to the hell and give us a good storyline and a decent end.
Exactly. Even Nina wanted the character killed off and I will laugh hysterically if Nina doesn’t return.
It’s called fanbaiting. It’s been going on for a couple of years now. It’s a shame the actress who plays Elena has made it clear she has moved onto bigger and better things and really doesn’t seem too interested anymore. It has stunted the rest of the storylines by keeping her tied to the show with the coffin. Hopefully Nina can manage one episode for them in her busy movie and vacation schedule. Good luck with that!
Unless it has something to do with Bonnie and Damon, or any way in which Damon and Bonnie could finally become an item before this show is over, I’ll be watching some other thing.
Forgot to mention that Plec is way to obsessed and invested in dullena. Even when the actors have moved on!
This show should end with the brothers walking off into the sunset, literally. No corny, predictable ship endings.
Ugh just let her go already. Don’t those people have a life beside Elena ?
Damon and Elena end game riding off in his blue convertible! Or getting married in the most beautiful setting! Everyone LOVES a happy endings! Please give us a sweet happy ending for them. It would be amazing closure for those 2.
STELENA ❤️❤️❤️ true and epic love.. please make it happen again.. its on my Santa’s wish list.
All of the characters dying my Enzo and Damon’s hand throughout the season. Perhaps end the series with Damon ripping Caroline’s heart out at their wedding and then fade to black with Damon laughing and Stefan in complete misery. Yeah that would hit the spot….one revision. I want Bonnie to survive as well and have the greatest life of all time. Maybe a flash forward montage for her….
Are we placing bets? If so, put me down for everyone ends up human in the end…At least all the main characters. Caroline wants to raise the twins so in order to be a legit mom she will become human. Damon will do it for Elena and Stefan will become human because he’s always wanted to. Idk about the future for Bonnie and Enzo. Somehow I feel that they will probably kill Bonnie off. I mean she’s died like 45 times already. And then Matt will be all chummy again because everyone is human…The End.
A humorous alternate twist for Matt: He becomes a vampire and likes it so much he doesn’t “take the cure.” My warped sense of humor.
Okay pretty sure they’re going to kill Bonnie and I’m actually going to scream. Or Elena. AGUHG.
I really want a musical episode. i know it doesn’t make any sense but they can totally pull it off.
Delena endgame all the way! They’ve been through so much don’t just break them up after everything that’s happened!
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