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Cassidy Freeman: Cast on The Vampire Diaries!

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Cassidy Freeman isn't just coming to The Vampire Diaries - she may be sticking around for awhile!

The former Smallville star has landed a potentially recurring role on The CW smash as Sage, a woman who will be seen on episode 16 via flashback.

Cassidy Freeman as Tess Mercer

According to TV Line, we'll first see the character - described as “sexy and fearless, with a devilish smile" - in 1912. Look for her to have a connection to both the Salvatores and the Originals.

That's all we know for now, but we do have an update on Samantha Gilbert: this family member will NOT be seen in present day. She'll also appear in one of the show's famous looks back. The role has not yet been cast.

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SO COOL!!! I loved her in smallville. Cant' wait to see what her character's like. TVD writer's never disappoint.

Nawtyangel

There were a few original witches not just klaus' mother. That being said.. whoever or whatever is in the coffin doesnt necessarily have to be a vampire, that could be the reason why the coffin is sealed with magic.

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i'm excited to see cassidy at VD. she really did well at smallville...maybe she's the mother of originals and the salvator brother's?

Eneci

@XOXO_GG123
we saw Klaus bury his mother! she could've been in the coffin neutralized like his brother are! Cause than he hadn't a fancy truck to transport them. So it's quite possible The Original witch is in the 4th coffin. but I'm cheering for the original DG to be in the coffin!

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@ Nawty-Angel the original witch was Klaus' mother and he killed her so i don't think she is alive and she can't be a vampire either because Rebekah said that she was a servant of nature and she can't be vampire, because they are monsters of the nature.
And is there anyone who not knew the Salvatores or the originals?

L-stefan

actually there's an interview with julie plec who said, she is only a character that we will see in non present day mystic falls.

L-stefan

it says 'we'll first see the character, in 1912.'
she may be another character that comes from a flash back to the present day?

Nawtyangel

So she only appears in a flashback??
It is also interesting to know Samantha Gilbert then isn't going to be Klaus love interest! Wait so is it a possibility sage is in the coffin? Really want it to be an original witch!

Eneci

so with this character appearing there will be a lot to handle!? The Bennet witches, Sage! But I wonder will Sage portrayed that VampWitch which I heared about( should be played by D.Pannabaker!?)! And why will this flashback happen? Who will tell the story? Damon, Stefan or Sage byherseld!?

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Also, Sage from the book series was a hot guy vampire who Elena suspected was an "Old One" but never knew for sure. Be interesting to see how tv series portrays this character.