The Vampire Diaries Season 5 casts Janina Gavankar

True Blood shapeshifter Janina Gavankar is set to appear in The Vampire Diaries Season 5

Janina Gavankar as Luna Grazi in HBO's True Blood
Janina Gavankar as Luna Grazi in HBO’s True Blood

According to TV Line, True Blood regular¬†Janina Gavankar will be appearing in The Vampire Diaries Season 5, Episode 3 playing Tessa, who visits Mystic Falls on the trail of an old flame, and the site reckons there’s a chance she could reappear later in the season.

Gavankar also plays shapeshifter Luna Garza in True Blood (first appearing in Season 4), and was a recurring character in Arrow Season 1.

The Vampire Diaries Season 5 is set to air 10 October 2013 on The CW. The Vampire Diaries Season 4 is available on DVD from 26 August 2013, pre-order it now for £17.51 from Amazon.co.uk.