The vampire diaries is an American horror-fantasy, supernatural drama. The first episode of season 1 aired on September 10, 2009. The first episode itself garnered the largest audience for any season premiere for CW. Since then the series became a huge hit among teens and adults, alike. The series is based on the novels by L.J. Smith of the same name.
The show’s horror-like atmosphere, witch concepts of mystery, overtime led to the collection of a huge number of fans. The series spanned over eight seasons. The makers announced that season 8, would be the last and final season of the show.
The last episode made to screens on March 10, 2017. Leading up to a total of 171 episodes throughout the series. After the release of season 8 as the last and final episode, fans were disappointed and quickly disheartened. But hope was not lost as speculations are season 9, of the series may be in the making. With the release of The Originals, a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries, the series became a media franchise. Connected comic books and a sequel, The Legacies was released.
The Vampire Diaries Season 9: Release date
The release date for The Vampire Diaries has yet not officially been confirmed. Fans are hoping that official announcements for the renewal of the show for season 9, will be done this year.
The Vampire Diaries season 8, had ended with loose ends and dissatisfying futures of the characters. Fans are demanding answers, which can only be given through another season. Fanatics of the show have high hopes that the series will be picked up for the renewal of another season.
The Vampire Diaries Season 9: Plot
The Vampire diaries revolve around a young girl named Elina Gilbert, and the challenges she faces when she falls in love with a 162- year old vampire, Stefan Salvatore. Problems arise between the two, as we are introduced to Damon Salvatore, Stefan’s brother. The show is based in a fictional town, Mystic Falls, Virginia. The town itself has a presence of supernatural history, adding to the thrill of the series. The lead characters weave through complications throughout the series, including love, heartbreak and much more. In season 8, we saw Stefan Salvatore give up his life to save Damon. Elena and Damon’s story came to an end, with a happily ever after. But fans are dissatisfied with the ends, of other characters.
Fans speculations are that season 9, of the series, will have a fresh introduction, and the rest of the characters will meet their deserving end.
The Vampire Diaries Season 9: Cast
The lead characters of the show throughout the seasons include Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, and Paul Wesley. But in season 6, Nina Dobrev left the show, only to return as a voice-over artist in season 7, and a guest star in season 8, finale.
Fans have less hope for Nina to return for season 9. While Ian Somerhalder in a recent interview stated that he won’t return to the series, even if it was renewed for season 9. It has not yet been confirmed whether Paul Wesley would return. We might see some additional new faces.