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Michael Malarkey Upped to Vampire Diaries Series Regular

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While we await word on the only piece of Vampire Diaries casting news fans really care about right now - is Ian Somerhalder coming back or not?!? - Julie Plec has confirmed that Enzo isn't going anywhere any time soon.

Actor Michael Malarkey will be a series regular on The Vampire Diaries Season 6.

Evil Enzo

He’s a wonderful addition to the team,” Plec tells EW, adding that Enzo will interact often with a returning Alarc and they won’t be “liking each other very much."

Indeed, Matt Davis has also been upped to series regular status again, following last night's season finale in which Alaric and Enzo both escaped from The Other Side prior to it falling apart.

Malarkey, meanwhile, debuted earlier this year as Damon's former cell neighbor and long-time friend, a troubled vampire who was experimented on for many years by The Augustine Society.

The star and the snarky character both quickly became major fan favorites.

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great both Damon's friend back
but where's Damon himself
we want Enzo and Alaric back for their amazing relation with Damon
what the h*ll you did?

@ sandy

What Sandy said! Thanks for bringing the bros back for nothing.

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.


I wanna say thank you for giving me everything I always wanted. A love to consume me, and passion, and adventure. There's nothing more I could ever want than for it to last forever, but it can't. This is the last time I'm gonna see you. This is goodbye, Damon.

Elena [to Damon]
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