According to the EW Jason Dohring, Lawrence Kao and Oliver Ackland are all joining the cast of The Originals for their third season.
Jason Dohring will be a recurring character in season 3 of the show as Detective Kinney. He is described as a confident man who has a clear sense of right and wrong. He is determined to bring the bad guys to justice, but he’s unaware of the supernatural side of New Orleans. He will makes his first appearance in the season 3 premiere.
Lawrence Kao will be playing Van, a handsome, stubborn witch who has always stayed out of coven politics. When tragedy strikes, he finds himself inescapably drawn into the beginnings of a war. He is scheduled to be a recurring character and will make his debut in season 3 episode 2.
Oliver Ackland will be playing a character named Tristan, a handsome and mysterious vampire who has a long and complicated history with the Original siblings. According to his character description he is “charming and worldly, a man born into such wealth and power that he carries with him the cool assurance of his own superiority”. With those he loves, he can be equal parts warm and caring, obsessive and co-dependent. But with his enemies, he is cruel and completely merciless. He is also scheduled to be a recurring character and will make his debut in season 3 episode 2.