The Twilight Saga vs. The Vampire Diaries: Part I

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As a celebrity gossip site that dutifully follows the Twilight Saga, we've been receiving numerous emails that essentially ask the same questions:

What's the deal with The Vampire Diaries? Is this upcoming show just a rip-off of the Stephenie Meyer-based franchise?

The answer is: yes and no. It's hard to believe The CW would air The Vampire Diaries if not for the recent success of blood suckers on the big and small screen, from Twilight to True Blood.

But The Vampire Diaries is actually based on a series of books that came out long before Twilight, as author L.J. Smith published The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening in 1991.

  • Twilight Saga
  • Vampire Diaries Book

Do these stories have a lot in common with the Twilight Saga? Should fans of Edward Cullen and company tune in to the pilot of The Vampire Diaries on September 10?

Over the next few days, we'll preview the highly-anticipated show by comparing aspects of it to the beloved big screen world inspired by Meyer's novels. First up: Edward vs. Stefan Salvatore.

SIMILARITIES:

  • Both are vampires; possess similar facial features (high cheekbones, angular jaw, wavy hair); seriously crush on a human high school student; neither drinks human blood.
As Stefan Salvatore

DIFFERENCES:

  • Edward is physically unaffected by his disdain for human blood, Stefan is noticeably slow and weak; Edward's family supports his love for Bella, Stefan's brother is vehemently against his feelings for Elena; Edward can read minds, Stefan cannot; Edward is played by a Brit (Robert Pattinson), Stefan's portrayer is from New Jersey (Paul Wesley).

Coming tomorrow: Part II of this comparative series - Jacob Black vs. Damon Salvatore!

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I was thinking what if the vampire diaries cast are the cast of twilight.. what do you think ? Well i guess its interesting.. what if Taylor Lautner is a vampire or he would be Damon.. I think he could be or he's good enough to play a vampire role cause he's so hot ... While Kristen portray two role the bad and the good which is Katherine and Elena .. for sure she can do that ... She's sexy enough to be Katherine and cute and pretty to be Elena.. While Robert would be Stefan .. and the rest of the twilight cast .. I think it would be perfect !!! :) Hope no one would react cause this is just my opinion ...

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love love love love twilight

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Edward mil vazes mi love yu

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crepúsculo Edward mi love yu

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love twilight and the Vampire Diaries, but VD is way better. Seriously way better. Im not even lying way better. VD all the way.

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TWILIGHT IS BETTER BUT THE VAMPIRE DIARIES IS BEST! :)

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THE VAMPIRE DIARIES makes a lot of sense .. it will give you a lot of different emotions while you're watching .. Nina is a good actress that can portray her 2 characters very well with her natural charisma and gorgeousness UNLIKE KS who looks like terrible especially in close up! .. nina is very smooth very natural that's why you have reasons to love her whether you like it or you like it .. haha! DAMON SALVATORE is 10 steps away higher than EDWARD .. don't need to explain .. see it for yourself .. Scripts are much better than twilight OF COURSE! so much to learn .. so much to earn .. Unpredictable story ,, a lot of twists and heart pounding scenes that's why i love it!!! watch it twilight lovers-vampire diaries haters! you'll regret it if you not!

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TWILIGHT is JUST a bunch of creepy cheesy lines that will give you a million goosebumps! KS acting is awful .. same emotion in every action .. There are a lot of dead scenes .. makes you yawn while you're watching .. TWILIGHT IS BORING!!! die-hard fans were just hooked up to their boy next door EDWARD CULLEN and sexy JACOB .. nothing more .. SUPER LESS .. WHILE ....

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Twilight is the way to go. Tvd is juss a series so obviusly thrs opportunity to build on the story.. And burning in sunlight, fangs and all that SO DRACULAR STUFF! Seriously???? Twilight is more creative! And Edward is WAY CUTER than the Salvadores (they r gr8, Eds juss better, smoother :)) so there.. TWIFAN 4EVA!!

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