Big congratulations to Joseph Morgan and Persia White on their marriage. I’d like to wish them all the very best.
The couple got married in an intimate ceremony in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, on July 5.
“It had a very rustic feel to it,” White tells PEOPLE. “There was nothing about it that was overwhelming or very huge or fabulous in that way. We tried to keep everything really intimate and beautiful and sort of going along with nature.”
The bride wore a Vera Wang dress with a cathedral-length veil, while the groom sported an ivory-colored silk tux with black lapels by Miguel Wilson. “And then I had a bow tie,” adds Morgan. “In fact, the bow tie was the first bow tie I’ve ever tied myself, so I was quite proud of that.”
The couple, who met on the set of season 3 of The Vampire Diaries, exchanged vows in front of 26 guests at a private villa, within sight of where they got engaged.
“I think one of the reasons we picked it was because we love the ocean and we both grew up by the sea,” White says. “To be by the sea was wonderful. And the people of Jamaica are just wonderful.”
So, who made the exclusive guest list? “It was mostly family, a handful of close friends,” Morgan says. “My best man was my best friend of almost 20 years, Matt Ryan. He actually plays John Constantine on the new NBC show Constantine, but we’ve been friends since we were teenagers.”
The pair danced to Florence + the Machine’s “Never Let Me Go” for their first turn around the dance floor. But their favorite moment involved a band of Jamaican drummers.
“We had this great group called the Children of the Drums,” Morgan says. “It was six Jamaican drummers, and they got everybody up on the dance floor. At one point, all of our guests were on the dance floor, which is an achievement, I think.”
The food wasn’t too shabby, either, especially the cake, which was vegan – in keeping with the couple’s plant-based menu. “It was a triple-layer, chocolate on the inside and vanilla icing,” says White. “A beautiful, amazing cake.”
After helicoptering over to Negril for their honeymoon, the two relaxed by “partaking in the favorite local pastime – cliff jumping,” says Morgan. White adds: “That was what was more daunting than anything else. And we did it together, so we’re pretty proud of that.”
What’s next for the couple? Well, in addition to working on more film and TV projects together, they hope to start a family. Says White: “Little cute mini Josephs!”
Second year in a row, The Originals cast will be present at SDCC. The actors confirmed attending are Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Charles Michael Davis, Leah Pipes, and Danielle Campbell along with the excutive producers, Julie Plec and Michael Narducci. The panel’s going to take place on Friday, July 25th from 4.15pm to 5.15pm in Ballroom 20.
For tickets and more information visit their official website.
Dermaphoria film trailer is finally out and it looks very promising. Take a look yourself and let us know what you think!
East End filmmaker Ross Clarke (Skid Row, EEFF 2010) heads West to America to make his stylish, atmospheric feature debut with Dermaphoria. A fragmented, involving plunge into a fractured psyche, Clarke’s film sees Eric Ashworth (Joseph Morgan, The Vampire Diaries) wake up in jail, accused of arson and incapable of piecing together the reasons for his being there. Recalling the mysterious, evocative name of Desiree (played by rising star Nicole Badaan), his past misdemeanours remain a mystery until, holed up in a low-rent motel, he discovers a strange new hallucinogen that allows him to recover his memories. Demystifying his clouded past, his former life as an illegal chemist becomes clearer; but as his tolerance for the drug increases, the world around him becomes more and more interchangeable with his imagination.
Also starring Ron Perlman (Hellboy), Walton Goggins (The Shield, Sons of Anarchy) and Kate Walsh (Grey’s Anatomy), Clarke’s debut film is a phenomenally realised, hallucinatory experience. Making atmospheric use of its New Orleans setting, Dermaphoria
alternately recalls Angel Heart, Memento and 2013′s Upstream Colour. It represents the arrival of a truly talented, distinctive filmmaker, an artistic ‘coming of age’ that couldn’t be a better fit for the East End Film Festival in its 13th year.
Joseph Morgan’s birthday’s coming up (May 16) and here’s your chance to make a change, when leaving your wish for him. Not only that it’ll make him smile big, you can change somebody’s life at the time. How cool is that?
Positive Women team, Joseph has been working with for several years (even before The Vampire Diaries) has opened a fundraising page, where you can wish the charming actor a very happy birthday and give him the greatest gift ever, a donation to his favourite charity organization. You can learn more about them here.
Make your donation here.
The British actor is coming to New York city this week. He’s going to attend The CW Upfronts with his co-star Phoebe Tonkin, and The Vampire Diaries actors Paul Wesley and Nina Dobrev. If you have any questions for them, send them to @celebtv, who are interviewing the stars on Thursday in New York city.
East End Film Festival is going to release Dermaphoria (starring Joseph Morgan) trailer tomorrow (May 14).
— Ruben Santos (@santosruben) May 13, 2014
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Read more about the film here.
Thanks to Mr. Santos for the heads up!
Joseph Morgan says he hopes something changes inside Klaus once his baby is born. “If Klaus sees the baby or gets to hold the baby, I don’t know if it’ll make him go more in that [nurturing] direction or send him the other way. I can see him not being able to handle it,” he tells TV Guide. “With him becoming a father it’s interesting to see how that affects his bloodlust.”
Joseph has also commented on Klaus’ relationship with his siblings, which has changed a lot throughout the season: “[T]he family has become tighter and more important to him — both with his sister and brother and his potential “modern family.” They’re becoming that tight unit and they’ll have to work together to really keep a hold of the city and make things work.”
The changes did not only impact the character. The British actor admitted he likes The Original hybrid more the way he is now. “I would say he’s become more likable. I like him more, I’ve always liked him, but I feel like there’s more honor. His brother is rubbing off on him! Impending fatherhood has caused him to face his own demons. It’s really come full circle and that’s the season in a nutshell: him having to deal with his past in order to be able to deal with his future.”
What about the finale? What can we expect? E!Online found out that the tonight’s episode is “huge” and “it’s also very terrifying”. In Joseph’s words: “It’s a really frightening episode.” He promises, “I don’t think you’re going to be disappointed. We’re going to go out real strong.”
Are you ready for The Originals season finale? You better be, because it’s just hours away now!
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As the baby’s due date draws near, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Elijah (Daniel Gillies) embark on a search for Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin), while Hayley herself is determined to do whatever it takes to keep her unborn baby safe and away from the witches. Francesca (guest star Peta Sargent) takes a meeting with Oliver (guest star Chase Coleman) and Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) to determine the future of the werewolves in New Orleans. In the aftermath of a surprising attack on Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) and his vampires at the compound, Davina (Danielle Campbell) and Cami (Leah Pipes) join resources to take down Klaus. Finally, in a desperate move to protect those most important to him, Klaus makes a heartbreaking decision.
I added seven high-quality episode stills to our gallery.
Season two of The Originals is coming to our screens in Fall.