Lauren Cohan, prepare to be hated by a large majority of Vampire Diaries viewers.
Much to the chagrin of Delena lovers everywhere, the actress has been cast in the key new role of Rose, a 500-year old vampire who comes to Mystic Falls and gets close to Damon.
The CW describes this character as a "tough girl" with a major edge, one with little humanity remaining after centuries as a blood sucker.
How important of a character is Rose? She'll debut on the season's eighth episode. Its title? "Rose."Cohan is best known for her role as Bela Talbot on Supernatural. She's also appeared on CSI: NY, Cold Case and Modern Family.
What do you think of this casting news?