"Stephen Martines Signs Onto The Vamire Diaries One of the CW Network's new hit series has added another actor to the cast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stephen Martines has landed a recurring role in The Vampire Diaries.

Martines will play Frederick, a rebel vampire who is locked in the same tomb that Nina Dobrev's character was though to occupy and causes a lot of trouble once he's released. Last night's episode of the series revealed that she was in fact not in the tomb.

The Vampire Diaries, which stars Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen, Katerina Graham, Candice Accola, Zach Roerig and Michael Trevino, will go on hiatus for six weeks, returning with original episodes on March 25.