TV Insider has released this great interview with Julie Plec, where she answers some of our burning questions since the season 6 finale. Check out a sneak peek below!
The finale included a teaser for next season featuring Matt (Zach Roerig), now a cop, glumly driving through a totally ruined downtown Mystic Falls, while a broody Damon looks down from the clock tower. What’s up with that?
We wanted to say, “Listen, there’s still a whole new story to tell.” Something terrible has happened to the town. And you’re left to wonder if Damon is responsible for all the destruction.
So will Damon be the villain next season, or will it be the heretics, the ersatz witch/vampire family of his mother, Lily (guest star Annie Wersching)?
In Season 7, we’ll get to explore Damon’s dark side without taking him down a rabbit hole of complete villainy. It’s the best of both worlds. Lily’s “family” is a group of perverse and, hopefully, fascinating characters. And the town has gone to hell soon after their arrival, so…