'Vampire Diaries' casts 'Nine Lives of Chloe King' star Grace Phipps
Published Jul 19 2012, 20:09 BST | By Tara Fowler
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has signed on to The Vampire Diaries
The Nine Lives of Chloe King
actress will play a 16-year-old with connections to Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) on the show's fourth season, according to Entertainment Weekly
Described as "a natural beauty with a bit of an edge", Phipps's character will make her debut on the second episode of the upcoming season. Vampire Diaries
exec Julie Plec recently revealed that Damon (Ian Somerhalder) will be feeling alone
in the new episodes.
The producer previously told fans to expect
"surprises, tragedies, new villains, break-ups, make-ups, romance and scandal".The Vampire Diaries
is slated to return
on October 11 at 8pm on The CW.
Watch a trailer for season four of The Vampire Diaries