'Vampire Diaries' Season 5 Episode 18: Filming with Director Paul Wesley Put On Hold Due to Atlanta Winter Storm
By Jenalyn Villamarin | February 18, 2014 1:50 PM EST
Actor Paul Wesley is set to make his directorial debut in "The Vampire Diaries" Season 5 but the weather condition became a production issue for the CW star. Filming for the upcoming Episode 18 has been put on hold due to the winter storm hitting Atlanta, Georgia where the TVD set is located, the KPopStarz reports.
Paul Wesley plays Stefan Salvatore in the CW show "The Vampire Diaries."
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The other TV shows that also got shut down included the CW spin-off series "The Originals," "Devious Maids" and "Drop Dead Diva." The winter storm caused problems for Ms Wesley's directorial debut but the actor is still excited on his new project as he described the upcoming episode to be "both nostalgic and suspenseful."
Paul Wesley revealed in the Wet Paint report that he worked really hard and prepared for a year in order to direct an episode in "The Vampire Diaries" Season 5. "Even though I have been working in TV for years, it ended up being a blessing because I learned invaluable information. They finally granted me an episode, which was met with a great deal of excitement and nervousness on my part," revealed the actor.
Meanwhile, the "Vampire Diaries" cast and crew sounded excited with Paul Wesley's directorial debut in Season 5 and they have expressed their support on Twitter. Executive producers Julie Plec and Caroline Dries offered Mr Wesley their words of encouragement on his directing gig in "The Vampire Diaries."
"According to set, @paulwesley is about to yell "ACTION" on his first shot as a director of #TVD. Way to go, Paul(a), way to go," Julie Plec posted on her Twitter account @julieplec while Caroline Dries tweeted the message "Go dominate, @paulwesley" on her Twitter account @carolinedries last February 11.
— julieplec (@julieplec) February 8, 2014
First official day of ep 518. Go dominate, @paulwesley! — Caroline Dries (@carolinedries) February 10, 2014
Paul Wesley's co-stars Michael Malarkey, who portrays Enzo, and Marguerite MacIntyre or also known as Sheriff Forbes also expressed their support for the new episode director. "Worked with an awesome new director yesterday, @paulwesley. #likeaducktowater," Marguerite MacIntyre wrote on her Twitter account @Caryshotwife.
— marguerite macintyre (@Caryshotwife) February 11, 2014
@julieplec @paulwesley Yeah boyyyyyyyyy! — Michael Malarkey (@mkmalarkey) February 8, 2014
After receiving a shower of support, Paul Wesley expressed his gratitude to his "Vampire Diaries" family as well as the devoted fans of the TV show. "Thanks everyone for supporting my new endeavor. Much appreciated," the actor posted on his Twitter account @paulwesley.
Thanks everyone for supporting my new endeavor. Much appreciated.
— Paul Wesley (@paulwesley) February 9, 2014
"The Vampire Diaries" Season 5 returns on Thursday night, February 27, at 8 pm ET on the CW network with Episode 14 titled "No Exit."
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