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    Ian Somerhalder Doesn't Think A "Vampire Diaries" Reboot Is Necessary, And His Reasoning Is Solid

    “Listen. It ran a great course."

    Sorry, Vampire Diaries fans. Ian Somerhalder doesn’t think the show deserves a reboot, and he revealed why when he spoke with Andy Cohen on Radio Andy.

    Paul Wesley, Nina Dubrev, and Ian Somerhalder smile with their arms around each other at 'The Vampire Diaries' Hot Topic tour in California
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    "[There are] rumors circling online that it could come back for a ninth season, but that the decision is up to you and Nina [Dobrev]. Any truth to that?" Cohen asked the star.

    Nina Dobrev, in a low-cut dress, and Ian Somerhalder, in a tux, at the 20th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards
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    However, Somerhalder noted he hasn’t “heard anything about a [ninth season].” But if he did, he thinks it’ll be pointless because the show ended with him and Dobrev taking the cure for vampirism.

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    Plus, Paul Wesley’s character, Stefan, won’t be around anymore because he finally passed on to the afterlife.

    Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder attend a "Vampire Diaries" panel at the San Diego Convention Center
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    "What would happen?" he asked about the reboot’s possible storyline. "Damon would have, like, gray hair and they'd have canes. Like, 'Oh, I've got to feed the baby.'"

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    “Listen. It ran a great course,” he said.

    Since Vampire Diaries is still doing well on streaming platforms, Somerhalder also thinks that's another reason they shouldn't revisit the past.

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    "Now, it's still living. That's what's so amazing,” he said.

     Ian Somerhalder wearing a chambray shirt and pants at The CW Network's 2016 New York Upfront in May 2016 in New York City
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    At least we can watch Vampire Diaries as much as we want on Netflix. The love story of Damon and Elena will never get old.

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