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The Vampire Diaries: Casting for a Professor

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We already know that a new hunter is coming to town on The Vampire Diaries Season 4, as Todd Williams has been cast in a role Julie Plec described to me at Comic-Con as far scarier than anything Mystic Falls residents are prepared for.

But this character won't be the only new player to make his presence felt in the fall.

According to Zap2It, the series is also seeking an actor to come on board as Professor Shane, a faculty member at the local university who specializes in the supernatural. Look for this teacher to get involved with Bonnie in some way.

The Vampire Diaries returns on October 11 and we'll be posting exclusive TV Fanatic interviews with Ian Somerhalder and Julie Plec later this week.

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LOL, the story is about VAMPIRE,VAMPIRE,VAMPIRE not school okay?

David-and-sabrina-2014

I can't wait for season 4 and I keep wondering about the events and new characters that will come up throughout the show. =|

Amie

Look for this teacher to get involved with Bonnie in some way. Zzzzzzzzzzzzz

Kitanishi-h-mcdonald

I feel the show has "jumped the shark". I mean the finale had a vampire with super human strength let the "love of his life" drown. R we suppose to believe he couldn't unbuckle her seat belt? So stupid and pathetic writing. TVD has jumped the shark season and a half ago, dearie. Right now its jumping over the sinking Titanic, trying to crash into the iceberg.

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I feel the show has "jumped the shark". I mean the finale had a vampire with super human strength let the "love of his life" drown. R we suppose to believe he couldn't unbuckle her seat belt? So stupid and pathetic writing.

Kitanishi-h-mcdonald

Nope. Last season we never actually saw elena even going to class or even IMPLYING she tries or struggles or pays any attention to school at all :) Which is a given considering we know a total of NOTHING of her supposed normal life that we are supposed to care about or or her personality(did she even have one?)

Tvd-fan-rheanne

@Bored Now. elena and her friends are at school alot so obviously you aren't paying attention enough

Kitanishi-h-mcdonald

I am still LAUGHING at the very idea of Elena even graduating. Seriously, how? We NEVER seen her attend school or learn or even an implication that she cares about those things. And her "intellect" is certainly not inspiring, so I see now way for her to actually graduate. An average cardboard box has a bigger IQ than Elena.