Janina Gavankar Joins the Vampire Diaries! Former True Blood Shapeshifter to Recur in TVD Season 5
If you've been missing Janina Gavankar from True Blood since she met an unfortunate demise in the season 6 premiere, good news -- she's moving to another vampire series this fall! The Vampire Diaries has recruited her for a potentially recurring role in the upcoming fifth season. Get the scoop on who she'll play. A former True Blood star moves from one vampire series to another! TV Line reports that The Vampire Diaries has recruited former True Blood shapeshifter Janina Gavankar for a potentially recurring role in the upcoming fifth season of the CW drama. Janina will make her TVD debut in the third episode of the season as Tessa, a beautiful and exotic woman who comes to Mystic Falls to rekindle an old flame. Keep in mind that this episode will also be an entire flashback episode, so it's possible that her character has some serious history with one of our favorite Mystic Falls vamps. Don't miss Vampire Diaries when it returns for season 5 on October 3rd, and stick with us at Celebified for more TV buzz.