Nina Dobrev’s acting chops and charisma in ‘The Vampire Diaries’ undoubtedly made the model-actress fan-favourite! Can you guys believe that she flunked and totally tanked in her first audition for the show? Read below for the full details!
‘The Vampire Diaries‘ is a show which we just cannot imagine without Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder and their electrical and magical on-screen chemistry. The amazing plot of the series, along with the fire set on-screen by Elena and Damon, has built its own niche and benchmark of romance. It now has a fan following that definitely spreads across the globe. But, how exactly did Nina Dobrev get the role of Elena? Read more for the inside scoop!
- How was Nina Dobrev’s very forgettable audition?
- How did Nina Dobrev’s still manage to bag the role?
- Is there a possible reunion on the cards?
How was Nina’s very forgettable audition?
Nina Dobrev’s maiden audition as Elena for ‘The Vampire Diaries’ was a complete disaster, as a result of which, the creators and casting directors did not even consider her for the role. Obviously, she was not even remembered by any of the crew members. Given that, isn’t it weird that we adore Elena and Damon’s chemistry and love both the actors even though they created a gigantic mess in their first audition for the show?
Anyway, coming back to Nina’s “pathetic” audition, she did not do well and she (obviously) did not get any call.
This made her feel awful and something was biting her inside and, in lieu of the same, the actress took a bold initiative. She recorded a tape where she mentioned that she was sick on the audition day and wanted a second chance.
How did she still manage to bag the role?
‘The Vampire Diaries‘ gave their fans a lot to enjoy. From comics to web videos, fan arts, and even fan play – there is innumerable stuff carved out just for the love of Delena! When Nina Dobrev’s tape reached creators wherein she was pleading for a second chance, something really clicked and producers, along with the casting directors, took the wise decision to grant her a second chance.
This was a golden decision as it went so well that the crew realized that the Bulgarian-Canadian actress is brimming with the exact exuberance that is needed to make this show a hit and that is what exactly what happened! Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder played the characters of Elena and Damon and shared screen space for three seasons. The actress quit the show after completing the sixth season due to some complications. However, Ian Somerhalder played the lead until the very end. Let’s not forget that he did complete justice to his part.
Is there a possible reunion on the cards?
Of course! Fans have been waiting with bated breath to see their favourite couple on-screen, once again. However, the one thing that needs to be remembered here is that one must let classics be classic. The amount of innocence and perfection that ‘The Vampire Diaries’ has already displayed on-screen, cannot be replicated again.
This was perhaps one of the biggest reasons that the show was so adored. The previous work of the couple’s chemistry (Elena and Damon) cannot be reproduced, no matter what. However, let’s never say never as anything can happen in the entertainment world. Everything is unpredictable and there might be a future for this cult classic! Share your views with us in the comment section below.