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‘Vampire Academy’ TV Series From Julie Plec Gets Peacock Green Light

Julie Plec is creating a new vampire universe for Peacock. The Vampire Diaries franchise co-creator is adapting author Richelle Mead’s beloved young adult book series Vampire Academy as a…

Julie Plec Enlists Emily Cummins to Run Universal TV Production Company

The former ABC drama exec and WME alum will serve as president of the showrunner's My So-Called Company.

Shonda Rhimes, Greg Berlanti, Other Top Showrunners Match Donations for Support Staff Relief Fund

A relief fund created to provide financial assistance to Hollywood support staff that have become suddenly unemployed or had work hours cut has surpassed its goal after receiving significant…

Julie Plec Moves Overall Deal to Universal TV

Julie Plec, the prolific writer, producer and showrunner behind the 'Vampire Diaries' trilogy and multiple other series, is moving her overall deal from her longtime home at Warner Bros. TV to…

‘The Beach’ YA Drama From Julie Plec in the Works at HBO Max

'The Vampire Diaries' grad Julie Plec is developing the YA drama 'The Beach,' based on author Melissa de la Cruz's book 'Beach Lane,' at the forthcoming streamer HBO Max.

‘TV’s Top 5’: Broadcast’s New Low and an Interview With the Queen of the Vampires

Welcome to another episode of TV's Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter's TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the week…

Julie Plec Sells Family Drama to NBC (Exclusive)

After setting 'The Girls on the Bus' at Netflix, Julie Plec, the creator of 'The Vampire Diaries' trilogy, has sold a drama to NBC.

Greg Berlanti, Julie Plec Adapting ‘Chasing Hillary’ as Netflix Series

Netflix, which already has an overall deal and multiple projects in the works with the Obamas, has won a multiple-outlet bidding war for 'The Girls on the Bus,' a drama series inspired by a chapter…

Former ‘Vampire Diaries’ Writer Details Harassment on Set (Guest Column)

Elisabeth R. Finch opens up about how women, including her former showrunner Julie Plec, have the power — and willingness — to create change.

Julie Plec to Direct, Exec Produce CW’s ‘Roswell’ Reboot

She will reunite with writer Carina Adly MacKenzie, the latter of whom started on 'The Originals.'

How Stephen King Is Inspiring ‘The Originals’ Season 4

"It's got a layer of evil hovering over it all season long," showrunner Julie Plec tells THR.

‘The Vampire Diaries’ Could Get a Second Spinoff

"I see … a future for either 'The Originals' or another piece of the franchise to launch off of the end of 'The Originals,'" showrunner Julie Plec tells THR.