Vampire Diaries Casting Scoop: Kendrick Sampson in as Jesse

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Another new Vampire Diaries character has been cast.

With Olga Fonda on board as Nadia, a mysterious Russian with a secret agenda, sources now confirm to TV Guide that Kendrick Sampson (Greek) will take on the key Season 5 role of Jesse.

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As previously reported, this Whitemore University upperclassman will take an interest in Caroline, though he will also possess a particular disdain for vampires in general. For a very personal reason.

Look for plenty more to be revealed about The Vampire Diaries Season 5 next weekend at Comic-Con... and don't forget to submit questions now for TV Fanatic. We'll be on the red carpet Saturday with all the stars!

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