The Originals is an American fantasy supernatural drama television series that focuses on three of the six Mikaelson siblings: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. The Mikaelsons are well known throughout the supernatural community and are called “the originals” for being the first vampires in creation.

It is a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries and the first television series expansion of the franchise based on its parent series.

The series begins with the Original siblings returning to the city of New Orleans for the first time since 1919, where a pregnant Hayley has also settled. Having originally built the French Quarter, they had been forced to abandon it when fleeing from their vengeful father, Mikael.

In their absence, Klaus’s protégé, Marcel, took charge of the French Quarter. Klaus resolves that they must take down Marcel and get back the city that once belonged to them. While doing that, they must also protect their city from a war brewing between vampires, werewolves, and witches.

A Recap of Originals Season 5:

Hope interrupts Klaus and chains him up when he tries to kill himself. He then breaks free after he hallucinates Mikael and tries to kill Hope but Elijah snaps his neck.

As Klaus is taking his last breathes, Caroline holds Klaus to his promise to tour New Orleans then shares a parting kiss. Klaus says his goodbyes to everyone, then to Hope separately.

Rebekah is promised the cure to vampirism so she can live a human life, then says goodbye to Klaus and Elijah at a park bench where Klaus intends to stake himself; Rebekah finally accepts Marcel’s marriage proposal.

Elijah reveals his plan to die by Klaus’ side, as his life’s purpose to redeem Klaus has been fulfilled. He tells Klaus that whatever lies ahead, they will face it together. They stake each other and turn to ash, destroying the Hollow for good.

The Cast of the New Season:

The Cast for Season 6 has not been announced but we might see the main characters return.

  • Joseph Morgan as Klaus Mikaelson
  • Daniel Gillies as Elijah Mikaelson
  • Phoebe Tonkin as Hayley Marshall
  • Charles Michael Davis as Marcel Gerard
  • Yusuf Gatewood as Vincent Griffith
  • Riley Voelkel as Freya Mikaelson
  • Danielle Rose Russell as Hope Mikaelson
  • Steven Krueger as Josh Rosza

Apart from them, we might also see some Recurring characters

  • Nathaniel Buzolic as Kol Mikaelson
  • Torrance Coombs as Declan O’Connell
  • Jedidiah Goodacre as Roman Sienna
  • Christina Moses as Keelin
  • Alexis Louder as Lisina
Release Date of Season 6:

show-runner Julie Plec confirmed that the series has been canceled and would not be returning for a sixth season when Season 5’s premiere was announced.

‘Ending a show is always bittersweet, but for me, it’s a true blessing to be a part of making that choice,’ she said in an online statement.

She further went on to say that there are future shows down that line that could tell good stories. ‘It’s a hope for the future if nothing else,’