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The Vampire Diaries: Michael Trevino to Return in Season 8 — to Save Damon?

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Michael Trevino is set to return as the former hybrid during Vampire Diaries‘ eighth and final season, EW.com reports.

The actor first appears in Episode 3 when Tyler comes face-to-face with a spiraling Damon. As the vampire’s mental state continues to get worse following his experience in the vault, Tyler will attempt to talk some sense into Damon by reminding him what and who is important.

Trevino is one of several familiar faces expected to grace TVD during its farewell season. During the Television Critics Association summer press tour in August, CW President Mark Pedowitz confirmed that “discussions are underway” for former leading lady Nina Dobrev to reprise her role as Elena Gilbert.

“We’d love to have Nina back,” he said. “She was great for The CW. She was integral for The Vampire Diaries.”

The Vampire Diaries Season 8 premieres Friday, Oct. 21 at 8/7c.

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