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- Peyton Alex Smith has been cast as "a hot werewolf with anger management issues." 
- Paul Wesley will be directing one episode. 
- There is a two year timejump. 
- Plec wants Caroline and Bonnie to make a cameo. 
- Matt Donovan will appear in the first episode. 
- Jeremy Gilbert will appear in the third episode.