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Courtney Ford Lands Role on The Vampire Diaries

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Courtney Ford has landed the role of a Blue Devil on The Vampire Diaries.

The actress - who recurred last year on Dexter and has guest-starred on Grey's Anatomy and NCIS - will portray Vanessa, a Duke University graduate student who helps Damon, Alaric and Elena sort through Isobel’s past research.

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Said roducer Kevin Williamson of the possibly recurring role:

“She’s not without her own intrigue. It’ll be a nice little part for someone. And it’s a part that could evolve into this massive story line or we could gut her like a fish.”

Here's hoping for the former result!

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Satelliteheartx

Well, new characters always add a little spice to the show, especially the characters. She's gorgeous and hopefully the character will be tolerable. VD is the only show where I actually enjoyed new characters they brought into the show.

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I'm not interested in new characters, I'm interested in the one's we already have. We certainly don't need to add more.

Somepplintheforumsuck

after gossip girl's vanessa..i'd rather they chose another name for her character!

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Blue Devil's are the Duke mascot. I am thinking that the TVD crew is trying to make the audience think she is supernatural- when in fact she is just a human grad student.

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i loved Kevin Williamson's reused " or we could gut her like a fish". I suddenly have the urge to watch the Scream francise. Also, just wondering if he will go in depth to explain what a blue devil is

Vampire Diaries Quotes

You want a love that consumes you. You want passion and adventure, and even a little danger... I want you to get everything you're looking for. But for right now, I want you to forget that this happened. Can't have people knowing I'm in town yet. Goodnight, Elena.

Damon

Damon: You know what they are? Children. Like lighting a candle's going to make everything OK, or even saying a prayer. Or pretending Elena's not going to end up just like the rest of us murdering vampires. Stupid, delusional, exasperating little children. And I know what you're going to say: 'It makes them feel better, Damon.' So what? For how long? A minute, a day? What difference does it make? Because in the end, when you lose somebody, every candle, every prayer is not going to make up for the fact that the only thing you have left is hole in your life where that somebody that you cared about used to be. And a rock with a birthday carved into it that I'm pretty sure is wrong. So thanks, friend. Thanks for leaving me here to babysit. Because I should be long gone by now. I didn't get the girl, remember? I'm just stuck here fighting my brother and taking care of the kids. You owe me big.
Alaric: I miss you too, buddy.

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