The Originals to appear at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con

That’s right lovelies, The Originals cast and producers will be on hand once again for a panel and singing at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con. Details on the panel below, with more info to come!
Friday, July 25th – 4:15pm to 5:15pm
EPs, Julie Plec and Michael Narducci with cast, Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Charles Michael Davis, Leah Pipes and Danielle Campbell will treat fans to Q&A panel following a special video presentation in Ballroom 20.

Armistice/Warhouse out in Germany today!

81epsQ8041L._SL1200_Armistice (Warhouse) is being released in Germany on June 27, 2014. You can pre-order now from Amazon here.
Armistice is already available in the U.S. and Canada. You’ll find outlets for DVD here and VOD here.
More countries will be announced soon.

The Originals Season 2 premiere date announced

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So we finally know, remember the date; October 6! Again on the CW Network.

Teen Choice Awards 2014 Nominations

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CHOICE TV ACTOR: SCI-FI/FANTASY

Ian Somerhalder, The Vampire Diaries
Joseph Morgan, The Originals
Josh Dallas, Once Upon a Time
Paul Wesley, The Vampire Diaries
Tyler Posey, Teen Wolf

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WetPaint: The Originals – 5 Things We Want From Season 2

The Originals debuted with a hell of a first season, one that saw the Vampire Diaries spin-off continually improving upon itself. We hope that tradition continues in Season 2 and, in that spirit, here are five things we want to see in The Originals sophomore season!

Cami as Faction Leader

We’ve had our issues with Cami’s (Leah Pipes) character so far but, let’s face it: it ain’t easy being the only human amongst a gang of supernaturals. Cami’s storyline really picked up near the end of Season 1 as she was forced to deal with the decline and death of her uncle, then step into his role as a leader of the human faction (if only in spirit, rather than with any official designation). With the human faction now leaderless and Cami’s character finally getting interesting, we hope to see Cami come more into her own as a representative of the human faction in Season 2.

An Effective Crossover With TVD

Tyler’s (Michael Trevino) visit to NOLA was pretty lame in the first season, but we forgive The Originals. The show’s task in its debut season was to set itself apart from its source material, and crossovers can endanger that mission. Now that The Originals has defined itself as a show worthy of watching whatever your relationship to TVD, we wouldn’t mind a crossover or two. Now, this is a bit of a paradox. The more unique a spin-off becomes, the less narratively necessary crossovers become. But, we think the TVD and The Originals teams can pull it off.

Motivation Outside of This Game of Thrones

The Originals is at its best when it’s effectively critiquing its main characters quest for absolute control of the French Quarter. We start to lose some interest when it glorifies the everlasting battle for power. Frankly, we don’t really care who has control of the French Quarter — we care how that struggle effects and corrupts our “heroes.” The Originals is much more interesting when it is asking the question: At what cost does this pursuit for power come? We hope it delves further into this theme in Season 2.

More Evil Correas

We loved the twist that saw the Correa family, led by the deliciously dastardly Francesca, double-cross the Mikaelsons, steal the werewolf rings, trigger the werewolf curse, and then take out much of NOLA’s vampire population. The Originals has done a good job of operating without major threats to the immortal Mikaelsons, but this show gets really compelling when we see the Mikaelsons fall. We hope the Correas are more than just a villain flavor-of-the-month, and that the chilling Francesca is around for a longer stay.

Mikaelson Family Reunion

With so many Mikaelsons currently kicking around the French Quarter, we can’t be the only ones who are hoping for a family reunion — as in, all of the clan in the same place (including Rebekah and Baby Hope). Sure, they may be trying to kill one another, but that doesn’t mean this family of immortals can’t sit down for a nice family dinner like civilized vampires first. Think of it as a cross between The Originals and Gilmore Girls’ Friday night dinners. Bring on the squabble!

The Complete 1st Season of The Originals now available for pre-ordering

The Originals’ complete first season is now available for pre-ordering on Amazon. It will be released on 02 September, the prices are:

$1,99/$2,99 (HD) per episode
$38,99/$47,99 (HD) whole season.

Pre-order here.

JMD’s icon archive is now open + …

    

Hey guys! Just to let you know that I ordered a theme + 85 icons (Thank you to Kaci and George!) of Joseph from different appearances, shows, photoshoots, etc, and now the Iconic is officially open! Please check it out and feel free to use any of the icons, just please credit JMD in some way. Enjoy!

P.S. A little gallery update – I’m currently screencapping season 3 of The Vampire Diaries, all captures until episode 10 are now added. I will post an update when everything is online, for now you can view the uploaded files here.

EDIT: I managed to update the Career page on the site, it’s much better looking now and there are information links for every project. Take a look!

The Originals – The Complete 1st Season coming to DVD & Blu-Ray

Warner Home Video has announced that The Originals – The Complete 1st Season is coming to DVD and high-def Blu-ray Disc on September 2nd. The DVD-only version is $59.98 SRP, or for $69.97 SRP you can get the Blu-ray/DVD combo set which also includes UltraViolet digital copies of each episode. In addition, both versions will come with the following list of bonus material:

» 2013 Comic-Con Panel
» 2014 Paley Fest Panel
» Origins Featurette
» Re-Mixing History
» The Originals on The Vampire Diaries
» Deleted Scenes
» Gag Reel