The CW confirmed the casting however, details surrounding Gabby’s role are being kept under wraps. Nina Dobrev, who plays Elena first tweeted the news.
Douglas is set to appear in the seventh episode of the upcoming season. “The Vampire Diaries” premieres Oct. 11 on The CW.
More casting news…
Hottie Eddie Cibrian has been tapped to guest star as Joy’s love interest in TV Land’s “Hot In Cleveland.” [TVLine]
Murray Abraham (Amadeus) will play Dar Adul, “a brilliant intelligence operative in his 60-70’s. He has worked all over the world for the Special Activities Division of the CIA” in “Homeland”‘s upcoming season. [EW]
Tahmoh Penikett has been cast to guest star in The CW’s new series “Arrow.” The “Battlestar Galactica” alum will play Tom Salvati, the right-hand man to mobster Frank Bertinelli and The Huntress’ father, Jeffrey Nordling. [Green Arrow TV]
Leisha Hailey (The L Word) and Constance Zimmer (Entourage) will play a lesbian couple in an upcoming episode of NBC’s “The New Normal.” [THR]
“That 70s Show” alumna Laura Prepon has been cast in Jenji Kohan’s new series “Orange is the New Black.” [TVLine]