Even though Vampire Diaries ended is 2017, its spinoff is going in strong. Most importantly, Vampire Diaries had tow spinoffs, which were The Originals and Legacies. The Originals got canceled eventually while the Legacies managed to still run with a lot of fan base on CW Network. Legacies have an IMDb rating of 7.5 and have two seasons until now, with 16 episodes each. Also, each episode is almost 41-42 minutes long, and the show is an official property of Warner Bros Television. Earlier this year, The CW renewed the show for a third season.
Here is everything to know about the upcoming season of Legacies, including its cast, plot, release date, and all the other updates.
Legacies Season 3 Release Date
The first season aired from October 25, 2018, to March 28, 2019, and season two of the show aired from October 10, 2019, to March 26, 2020. On January 8, 2020, The CW network confirmed the third season of the series through the official twitter page of Legacies. The usual pattern of the show hinted that the show would have released in October this year. But The CW president, Mark Pedowitz, reported that the show is due next year due to the COVID 19 pandemic. He also added that the new season would start in January 2021. Like the previous two seasons, the third season will also have 16 episodes that would be aired weekly on the CW network.
Legacies Season 3: Cat and New Faces
The actors who are confirming to return are Kaylee Bryant as Josie, Jenny Boyd as Lizzie, and Matt Davis as Alaric. Quincy Fouse and Peyton Alex Smith will also return as ‘MG’ and Rafael, respectively. But, it is still unclear about the characters Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) and Landon (Aria Shahghasemi). Hope is under a sleeping spell, and Landon is stab with the golden arrow. Neither the actors nor the makers have yet commented on the renewal status of these characters for the third season. Moreover, there is always a chance that more characters from Vampire Diaries and The Originals might make appearances.
Legacies Season 3: Storyline
Continuing the tradition of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals comes the story of the next generation of supernatural beings at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson; Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman; and other young adults who come of age in the most unconventional way possible, nurtured to become their best selves despite their worst impulses.
Creator Julie Plec has hinted that Kai Parker from Vampire Diaries will also have a role in the upcoming storyline. He killed the mother of Josie and Lizzie Saltzman in the original series. He is to play a massive role in the backstory and the upcoming character arc of the twins. There is a plot regarding the threat of Necromancer, who stole the dark magic from Josi. A musical episode is also in the production line as per the creator Julie Plec.
Fans are so much excited to see the third season. But as everyone knows that everything is widely affecting due to the coronavirus pandemic. So, fans need to wait for more. Till then stay tuned to remain updated with every news of the entertainment industry.