Find out how the star finally managed to get the coveted role (and how it affected her relationship with her boyfriend).
Despite the fact that the finale of The Vampire Diaries took place back in 2017, the series is still actively discussed. Today, our attention was drawn to an interview with Nina Dobrev, who 13 years ago first appeared before us in the form of the main character Elena Gilbert.
Recently, the actress talked with Jessica Szohr. On the podcastXOXOThe celebrities talked about filming teen dramas and Nina's upcoming projects. By the way, in one of them , Dobrev will be accompanied by Chace Crawford , who played the role of Nate in the Gossip Girl series.
Now, back to The Vampire Diaries. The actress said that participation in the series ultimately led to a break in her relationship with her boyfriend. And no, we are not talking about Ian Somerhalder at all, because, as everyone already knows, Nina met the actor just during the filming of the vampire story . When it came to the audition process for the vampire teen drama, Dobrev clarified that she was in a relationship with an actor who was being considered for the role of Damon Salvatore.
“They were going to choose him, but in the end they didn’t,” Nina recalled, but the girl did not reveal the name of the actor.
In the end, the actress got the main role in The Vampire Diaries, and due to the fact that her boyfriend did not turn up such luck, she felt embarrassed in front of him. Because of this history, their relationship did not last long.
It turns out Nina Dobrev failed her first audition for The Vampire Diaries! ? Producers and writers of the world famous series Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec diligently searched for the right trio to enter the iconic love triangle. Nina told Jessica Szohr that she acted out romantic scenes with a lot of actors. And while Dobrev noted that she did have clear chemistry with Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley, the actress said she "had chemistry with a lot of people." “At the same time, I felt like a broken record, because at that moment I had been repeating the same words for four hours. They all started to look the same and blended into each other.”
It turns out Nina Dobrev failed her first audition for The Vampire Diaries! ? It turns out Nina Dobrev failed her first audition for The Vampire Diaries! ? But you will laugh when you find out that Nina herself did not get the coveted role the first time. As Julie Plec said, the girl "did not make an impression" on the film crew.
“None of us remembered her after the first audition. And then she said through her agents and casting directors: “Hey, look, I didn’t feel good that day, I didn’t do my best job, I really really want this role.” [She] recorded herself on video, which was then sent to us, and it was so magical and so perfect that from that moment on she, in fact, had this work. It turns out Nina Dobrev failed her first audition for The Vampire Diaries! ?
It is also worth noting that Nina has a great sense of humor. Back in 2020, the girl was asked if Dobrev made her own decision, who would she end up choosing - Damon or Stefan? Her answer was as concise as possible - read it here . Imagine how much fun it was to film The Vampire Diaries with such a great cast.