Very late with this:
As The Vampire Diaries prepares to sign off this Friday, Matt Davis is already plotting his TV return.
The TVD actor has joined the cast of ABC’s drama pilot Las Reinas, starring Daniella Alonso (Animal Kingdom, Revolution), our sister site Deadline reports.
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The tip off for this comes from allroundlostcause on tumblr:
The eighth episode of The Originals‘ upcoming fourth season — which premieres Friday, March 17 at 8/7c on The CW — will feature an appearance by Matt Davis, TVLine has learned exclusively. Alaric, whose twin daughters are currently caught in a siren’s crosshairs, pops up in order to deliver a priceless artifact to Elijah.
Can I get an ‘amen’?
The official press release for The Vampire Diaries 7×17 ‘I Went Into the Woods’ mentions Alaric, so we’re guaranteed at least some Matt in episode seventeen!
“I Went to the Woods” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
STEFAN FINDS HIMSELF IN THE FIGHT OF HIS LIFE IN THIS EPISODE DIRECTED BY JULIE PLEC — In the aftermath of his brother’s fateful decision, Stefan (Paul Wesley) awakens to find himself thrown into a life or death situation with only his basic instincts to rely on. With time
working against him, he sets off on a journey of survival while forced to confront a lifetime of irreversible damage Damon (Ian Somerhalder) has done to their relationship. Meanwhile, desperate to save his brother, Damon follows an unusual lead he has come across, while Matt (Zach Roerig) sends Valerie (guest star Elizabeth Blackmore) to Dallas to enlist Alaric’s (Matt Davis) help in the search for Stefan. Finally, when Rayna (guest star Leslie-Anne Huff) discovers the emergence of a new threat, she sets off on her own mission to find Stefan before the others do. Julie Plec directed the episode with teleplay by Neil Reynolds and story by Julie Plec & Neil Reynolds (#717).
Original airdate 4/8/2016. Source: CW