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Mia Kirshner Joins 'Vampire Diaries'

by Rebecca Paiement, posted Dec 22nd 2009 12:00PM
Here's one for the CW's Christmas stocking: Mia Kirshner has just signed up for a recurring role on 'The Vampire Diaries.'

The Ausiello Files
confirms that the 'L Word' siren will play Isobel, wife of Matt Davis' history teacher, Alaric. Her character will be charming -- but with some serious bite, of course.

Kirshner is known primarily for her portrayal of Jenny Schecter on the Showtime drama 'The L Word,' a job she held from 2005-2009. She's also put in three solid appearances on '24', and has had significant roles in 'Not Another Teen Movie' and 'The Black Dahlia.'Here's one for the CW's Christmas stocking: Mia Kirshner has just signed up for a recurring role on 'The Vampire Diaries.'

The Ausiello Files
confirms that the 'L Word' siren will play Isobel, wife of Matt Davis' history teacher, Alaric. Her character will be charming -- but with some serious bite, of course.

Kirshner is known primarily for her portrayal of Jenny Schecter on the Showtime drama 'The L Word,' a job she held from 2005-2009. She's also put in three solid appearances on '24', and has had significant roles in 'Not Another Teen Movie' and 'The Black Dahlia.'

'The Vampire Diaries,' a testament to Hollywood's love of all things vampire, premiered in September and has quickly become the CW's highest-rated show. The debut lured 4.9 million viewers and the season is currently pulling in an impressive average of 3.94 million.

As for Kirshner, she'll reportedly make her debut in the Jan. 21 episode, which, coincidentally, has already been shot. So how will they fit her into the show? "Ever heard of an 11th hour reshoot? That's what they're doing," said series creator Kevin Williamson.

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