“I don’t want to be that show where there’s no jeopardy,” explained Kevin Williamson in a recent chat with MTV, giving us the scoop on Vicki’s shocking death. “[Some shows] are all very predictable in the sense that, well, ’We know this is the lead character so we know he won’t die.’ Or, ’That’s a regular, so he won’t die, it’ll be a supporting person.”
Actress Kayla Ewell has featured quite prominently in the show’s first six episodes, but Williamson told us that he needed a sacrificial lamb to make sure his audience knows that nobody is ever safe in Mystic Falls. “You know, I’ve killed all the supporting people I want to,” laughed Williamson, insisting it was time to take out a more sizable star. “I want the show to have an unpredictable quality to it, and I think that’s going to come now and the audience will realize I will kill them — we will kill the main characters. This is a show that will go there.”
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