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Legacies: Season 1 (2018)



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For the last decade, the iconic heroes and villains of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals have captivated audiences worldwide. They left an enduring legacy of love and family in their wake, which continues in LEGACIES, a thrilling new drama that tells the story of the next generation of supernatural beings at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. It's here that Klaus Mikaelson's daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson; Alaric Saltzman's twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman; and other young adults -- including political scion MG and the mysterious Landon Kirby -- 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? As they fight to protect their secret, their town of Mystic Falls and eventually the world, they will have to rely on ancient folklore and tales to learn how to battle their far-reaching enemies.


Danielle Rose Russell
as Hope Mikaelson
Jenny Boyd
as Christina
Kaylee Bryant
as Bethanne
Matthew Davis
as Alaric Saltzman
Zach Roerig
as Sheriff Donovan
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Vampire spinoff has new characters, violence, sexiness.

October 29, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

As someone who is still bitter about how The Originals' series finale played out, I was perfectly prepared to be disappointed by Legacies Season 1 Episode 1, but there was a lot to like about it.

October 26, 2018 | Rating: 4.7/5 | Full Review…

Legacies is for anyone interested in supernatural high school drama. And the nostalgic setting and fun easter eggs for fans of the Vampire Diaries universe are just the cherries on top.

October 26, 2018 | Rating: 8.3/10 | Full Review…

This is a supernatural "Riverdale" - which might be redundant, given the direction of that show this season. But after two series, the magic is thin and your interest may wane like the moonlight.

October 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Legacies isn't good enough for me to recommend to a viewer starting here from scratch, but it moves at a brisk clip and has the general feel familiar to fans of this storytelling world and there's reliable comfort in that.

October 25, 2018 | Full Review…

You'll have little idea of what the show looks like, beyond the vague sense that attractive 20-somethings playing teenagers will make out a lot.

October 25, 2018 | Full Review…

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