Credit: Michael Tullberg/Getty Images Photo: Cassidy Freeman at the 10th Annual Academy Awards Celebration After Party on February 22, 2009

With both Katherine Pierce (Nina Dobrev) and Original Vampiress Rebekah (Claire Holt) out of the picture, Mystic Falls has been lacking in the badass female villains department.

LuckilyTV Line is reporting The Vampire Diaries’ latest casting is a “sexy and fearless [female], with a devilish smile.” Another bad girl? We’ll take it! And if that isn’t exciting enough, the role has already been filled by a face familiar to many CW fans: Smallville’s Cassidy Freeman (Tess Mercer), who will play the character Sage.

During Season 3, Episode 16, sexy Sage will appear in flashbacks and the brunette beauty’s “allure is felt by the Salvatore brothers and the Original family,” reports TV Line. We know nobody sticks around this show for long, but Sage’s character has the potential to be a recurring role. Can’t wait for this new dose of evil to stir things up!

Source:  TV Line

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