Look out, Mystic Falls.
Raffi Barsoumian is on the way to The Vampire Diaries Season 5.
The relatively unknown actor will recur later this spring as Markos, described in casting notes as "an imposing and charismatic presence with supernatural origins."
We hear the new villain will cause major problems for our favorite heroes and heroines and will be tied into the evolving Traveler storyline.
Where will Markos rank among all-time Vampire Diaries villains? We'll soon find out.
1. Katherine Pierce
We're back in time here with Katherine Pierce. Remember when she was the show's top villain?
2. Isobel Flemming
Isobel Flemming played a key, villainous role on Season 1 of The Vampire Diaries. She was Elena's biological mother and Alaric's wife.
3. Klaus Mikaelson
He's gone through quite the evolution over the years. But Klaus started out as the baddest of them all.
4. Mikael Mikaelson
Mikael Mikaelson is the father of Klaus, Elijah, Kol and Rebekah. He's the one man who Klaus fears.
6. Atticus Shane
Atticus Shane gave all college professors a bad name. He was a bit too focused on resurrecting his ex-wife.
7. Connor Jordan
Connor Jordan was vampire hunter. He had his sights set on some of our favorite characters.
10. Dr. Wes Maxfield
Dr. Wes Maxfield has a plan for all vampires: he wants to make them feed on their own. YIKES!
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