Legacies is an American supernatural drama television series that premiered on The CW on October 25, 2018. It is spin-off of The Originals and The Vampire Diaries. The first season is set to consist of 16 episodes.[1]

Legacies was renewed for a second season by The CW on January 31, 2019.[2]

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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 come of age in the most unconventional way possible, nurtured to be their best selves... in spite of their worst impulses. Will these young witches, vampires and werewolves become the heroes they want to be — or the villains they were born to be?

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In August 2017, it was announced that a spin-off of The Originals focusing on Hope Mikaelson, the daughter of Klaus and Hayley, was in development. Julie Plec, creator of The Originals and co-creator of The Vampire Diaries, penned the script and is credited with creating the series. In January 2018, it was revealed that filming for the pilot for the spin-off would go into production in the second quarter of 2018. It was announced in March 2018 that the spin-off was in fact ordered to pilot, but instead of a traditional pilot, Plec would be delivering a fifteen-minute pilot presentation of the series to The CW. It was also announced that The Vampire Diaries veteran Matt Davis would star in the project along with Aria Shahghasemi, Quincy Fouse, Jenny Boyd, Kaylee Bryant. Shahghasemi will debut in the fifth season of The Originals as Hope's friend Landon. On May 11, 2018, it was announced that the spin-off, titled Legacies, was ordered to series for the 2018–19 US television season, the same day it was reported that Danielle Rose Russell would star as Hope Mikaelson.


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  2. The CW Renews 'Arrow', 'Charmed', 'Supergirl', 'The Flash' & 6 More for 2019-2020

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