Published: Tue, April 17, 2018
Life&Culture | By Rose Hansen

Ian Somerhalder Cast in Netflix's V-Wars

Ian Somerhalder Cast in Netflix's V-Wars

The actor will sticking with the same genre, as he has recently signed on to star in Netflix's upcoming vampire drama series V-Wars. As Swann watches Fayne become an underground leader of the vampires, he's forced to choose between his allegiance to his friend and, ya know, safety.

Netflix has picked up the series for 10 episodes.

Ian Somerhalder has locked down his next role after his hit television series The Vampire Diaries ended its run in 2017. And, much like the bubonic plague, the disease influences society's fracture and disarray into chaos. 1-800-Missing creators William Laurin and Glenn Davis will serve as showrunners.

Brad Turner (Human Cargo, 24, Stargate and Stargate Atlantis) will direct the pilot episode and executive produce.

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High Park Entertainment will produce "V-Wars" along with IDW Entertainment, with IDW also set to distribute the series worldwide (excluding Canada). That company, as well as the drama's original writer and producers Circle of Confusion are no longer attached.

The show is based on the popular IDW franchise of the same name and is written by New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Maberry. Despite multiple attempts to bring the series to both the big and small screen, IDW remains committed to finding the project a creative home. He previously starred in The CW's series adaptation of "The Vampire Diaries" as Damon Salvatore.

Since leaving The Vampire Diaries, Ian Somerhalder and his wife, Nikki Reed, have welcomed their first child together, daughter Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder. The premise of the books revolves around a mysterious virus that starts transforming humans into bloodthirsty predators, setting the stage for an us-vs. -them war. He is repped by ICM Partners, Untitled Entertainment and Morris Yorn.

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