Ian Somerhalder’s source of inspiration
Maybe you don’t know it but to interpret it better Damon in the Vampire Diaries Ian Somerhalder he was inspired by a character from another TV series that he knows very well! We are talking about Lostshow ABC which he was a part of in the first season as Boone. But it is not the character of him that Ian was inspired to take on the role of the charming vampire who has conquered millions of teenagers around the world. As reported by Digital Spy and told by Somerhalder during a question and answer session at Wizard World, Sawyer is the protagonist who has been watched closely.
“S.awyer is a great source of inspiration for Damon – has explained – Josh Holloway is an amazing actor. Sawyer is a truly exceptional character, one of the most confrontational and fun types ever. And that is how I feel in The Vampire Diaries“. Who has not seen Lostdoes not know that Sawyer is one of the most loved characters by the followers of the show. Grumpy, grumpy, at times cynical but at the same time generous, Halloway brought the nemesis of the “good” protagonist to the screen perfectly. Jack. Damon has certainly inherited the rebellious charm of man and Ian Somerhalder he knew how to interpret it at best.
Lately, however, Somerhalder has also confessed to having seen with envy the entrance of Kai (Chris Wood) on the show because the latter became what it was Damon at the beginning. “I was so angry about Damon’s path – said the actor – So much so that at one point I was sitting across from Julie Plec in her office in Atlanta almost in tears, so upset about it“.
“That’s why I’ve always been so in love with what Chris Wood did on screen, because up until then there had never been a character on the show, aside from Stefan in the Ripper era, who really had the ability not to be like that. serious, to do horrible things but to do it with a smile“, Revealed Ian.
But that’s not all
The revelations on The Vampire Diaries
Self Ian Somerhalder he “hated” the arrival of Chris Wood in The Vampire Diaries, the latter told how he managed to make the character of Kai even more wicked. “We talked about Ted Bundy if he was really funny. He was the worst person in the world who is also good company if you can keep him shut up for a second. He was more or less what I was looking for“, He revealed.
Wood therefore declared that he was inspired by a real-life serial killer to best interpret his alter ego. The authors Julie Plec And Brett Matthews instead they told the long writing process that led them to decide the death of Stefan. We’ve been going back and forth in the writers room all season – Plec confirmed – we finally made a decision: let’s kill Damon. It is the right thing to do. He is the one who has the consequences to pay. Stefan was morally a bit stronger as a character “. We know very well that, however, things went diametrically opposite. “Damon was the obvious choice“, Matthews pointed out.
To convince the authors of the Vampire Diaries to choose Stefan as a sacrificial victim he was the producer of the series, Kevin Williamson. “It felt like dying for Stefan freed him of a lot of weight, while it seemed like living for Damon could allow him to be the man he should always be.“, He stressed Julie Plec.
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