Thursday’s episode of The Vampire Diaries end scene had me in tears. Love that scene! I have added caps of the entire episode to the gallery!
Paul did a Q&A with Andy Warhol for Interview Magazine!
New Jersey-native Paul Wesley is a rather busy man. The 32-year-old actor spends much of the year filming The Vampire Diaries in Georgia, a CW show on which he has played the brooding vampire heartthrob Stefan Salvatore since 2009. Over the last year he’s also filmed several indie movies, including Shawn Christensen’s Before I Disappear, which won the Audience Award at SXSW, and Amira & Sam, which is currently in competition at the Savannah Film Festival.
ANDY WARHOL: What do you think about love?
PAUL WESLEY: Love is something that is very personal to each individual based on where they are in their lives. It fluctuates and changes over time. I think there is a massive differentiation between infatuation and love, but people tend to confuse the two.
WARHOL: When did you start making movies?
WESLEY: I started working in front of the camera for the first time when I was 15 years old. I joined a soap opera. We filmed in Brooklyn and I would skip class to shoot my scenes. It was terrifying and I entirely self-conscious in front of the camera.
WARHOL: What’s your favorite movie?
WESLEY: That answer always changes depending on what mood I’m in. the one that seems to consistently come to mind is Scenes from a Marriage (1973) by Ingmar Bergman. Not exactly uplifting, but it had a huge impact on me that I can’t seem to get out of my mind.
WARHOL: Did you go to acting school?
WESLEY: Yes and no. I would go to acting classes in New York City, but it was sporadic. I went to a bunch of classes in L.A. as an adult. I enjoy it for certain things but I am not dogmatic about it.
WARHOL: What’s the craziest thing a fan has sent you?
WESLEY: A box full of sausages—Polish sausages. I couldn’t tell if it was innuendo or if she really wanted me to enjoy the Polish sausages.
WARHOL: If you got a movie tomorrow, what would be your ideal role?
WESLEY: At this point in my career, anything that is non-vampire related. I look for characters that are extremely flawed and the anti-hero.
WARHOL: Do you go out a lot or stay at home?
WESLEY: I stay at home a lot by choice, but go out a lot due to work. As I’ve grown older, the simple pleasure of sitting on the couch with someone you love and watching a documentary is about as good as it gets for me.
WARHOL: Is there anything you regret not doing?
WESLEY: There’s one particular incident that comes to mind: one time I was assigned community service for getting into a fight in high school and they told me I had a week to complete 20 hours. I convinced the lady at the library (I was assigned to stack books) to sign off that I had finished the community service, but that between her and I, I would take several weeks because I was busy that week. She trusted me, signed the paper that I completed service, and I duped her and never came back. I literally think about that all that time. It haunts me and sometimes want to go back there and find her and stack books because I’m really wracked with terrible guilt. I was 16 at the time and didn’t have much of a conscience.
WARHOL: Do you dream?
WESLEY: Yes, but I rarely remember them for more than two to three minutes after waking up—unless I’m going through a trying time in my life, in which case I vividly remember everything.
WARHOL: How many hotels have you been kicked out of?
WESLEY: None, but I did get kicked out of several high schools. Does that count/make me cool?
Alaric realizes Jo can’t be compelled, so he asks Elena to dig into her background. Meanwhile, Caroline learns Enzo has been captured by Tripp and tries to rescue him; Jeremy hits rock bottom and lashes out in a destructive way; and Damon takes matters into his own hands when he receives some upsetting news.
Okay there have been rumors going around because it is said that one of the main trio (Paul, Ian or Nina) has not signed on yet for season seven of the Vampire Diaries so Kristin Dos Santos sits down with Julie Plec to talk about it.
“Just the thought of it actually hurts me a little.”
This is what The Vampire Diaries executive producer Julie Plec has to say about the idea of a seventh season without any of her main cast members.
Us, too, Julie. Us too!
As E! News previously reported, only two of the show’s three leads—Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley—has signed on for a seventh season, which would kick off next fall, if the CW decides to pick up the series. Season six is currently airing—and kicking some serious creative ass—on Thursdays. (A new episode airs tonight.)
TVD’s ratings have been holding steady, averaging about 2 million viewers (last week’s episode was its largest audience since March), but the decision of a seventh season likely won’t be made until early 2015.
So what are the chances that season seven will happen? And would TVD’s producers and the CW really consider continuing the show without any of the main trio—Nina, Ian or Paul? If one of them decides not to continue?
I sat down with Julie to try to get some answers. See what the TVD mastermind has to say in the exclusive video right here….
New stills from episode 7 of The Vampire Diaries, “Do You Remember The First Time” … finally more Stefan/Caroline screen time!
We have the official trailer for Paul’s new film Before I Disappear.
I have added captures of Paul from Thursday’s episode of The Vampire Diaries, “Black Hole Sun”
Elena invites Liam to attend a party at the corn maze; Caroline helps Stefan clean up a mess created by Enzo; Alaric and Jo try to save lives after a devastating accident; Tyler is put in a dangerous position when his werewolf curse is put to the test; Damon and Bonnie make an important discovery that affects their quest to get back home.