Is Steven R. McQueen Leaving The Vampire Diaries To Play Nightwing On Titans?

Steven R. McQueen Nightwing

Some interesting news about Steven R. McQueen has fans speculating that he could have a heroic future ahead of him. The CW revealed on Sunday that McQueen is exiting The Vampire Diaries.

McQueen plays Jeremy Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries and has been on the series since it launched in 2009. McQueen is said to be leaving early in the 2015 run of the show. The interesting thing is that McQueen’s character isn’t getting killed off, and there doesn’t appear to be any solid reason given for his departure.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, The Vampire Diaries executive producer Julie Plec said, “He’ll always be welcome to join us for important events — unless [McQueen] finally gets his wish to play a superhero and he’s unavailable.”

Gets his wish to play a superhero? Steven R. McQueen has repeatedly expressed his desire to play the DC Comics character Nightwing in the past. And it just so happens that a Titans series featuring Nightwing is in the works at TNT.

Just a coincidence? Or is McQueen getting his wish to play Nightwing?

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  1. I have no complaints about this. I've watched The Vampire Diaries through each season thus far, and his acting really isn't too shabby, in my opinion. A little disappointed that his role has been crap compared to others', as they introduced a fairly interesting plot direction for his character, but his acting hasn't declined despite his character's purpose having done so. And he's incredibly enthusiastic about the Nightwing role, so his dedication to nailing it is something we can look forward to. Hope he gets it.

  2. Or maybe he is just tired of a show that was only meant to run 5 seasons. TVD went completely nuts 3 seasons ago. Is so bad. 

  3. Maybe he's going to play Dick Grayson, college student. 

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