With September 15 getting closer and closer, we are starting to get to the point where anticipation for “The Vampire Diaries” season 3 is starting to boil over. We had a pretty ridiculous cliffhanger involving Stefan getting more or less forced into being Klaus’ new minion, and now we are moving forward into a story that is going to feature everything for “Romeo and Juliet”-esque romance between Tyler and Caroline to Ian Somerhalder’s Damon trying to struggle between saving his brother with the utmost effort and taking advantage of the opportunity to get closer to the target of his affections in Elena.
Somerhalder wants to make sure everyone knows one thing before this new season starts — this next handful of episodes is going to impress. Speaking to Rolling Stone using the all-familiar comparisons to other vampire franchises, the actor promises that this season will once again be ready to bring something new to the table:
“The whole ‘Twilight’ thing is about to be over. And teenage girls can’t watch ‘True Blood’ with their parents – that would just get weird. So we’re getting ready to kick some major [you-know-what] this season.”
You can also check out the magazine’s new photo shoot with Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, and Nina Dobrev below — and at times, it truly does defy the laws of gravity.
Does seeing this make you even more excited about the new season?
Photo: The CW