by Matt Richenthal
Can you imagine The Vampire Diaries without Paul Wesley in the role of Stefan Salvatore?
Don’t worry, fans, the actor isn’t going anywhere. But producer Julie Plec revealed this week that another young star nearly landed the key role: Grey Damon tested for the character and was strongly considered.
Fortunately, everything worked out for both Wesley and Damon.
The former is part of the hottest cast on television, while the latter appeared on season three of True Blood and now plays a key role on Friday Night Lights, as seen above.
But it can be fun to play “What if…”