Daniel Gillies has left Mystic Falls behind.
The actor is now a series regular on The Originals, making the move (fictionally speaking) to New Orleans along with Joseph Morgan, Claire Holt and Phoebe Tonkin.
What inspires Elijah to settle down in The Big Easy? Why is he on such a quest to unite this effed up family And what can we expect from Season 1?
The former Vampire Diaries teases his character's motivation and gives us an idea of what's to come in the following interview. Check it out now: