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The Vampire Diaries' Arielle Kebbel has been cast in a recurring role on 90210, has learned.

Kebbel will play Vanessa, a charismatic, edgy and vivacious former bad girl who enjoys a little risk-taking now and again. She'll also become romantically involved with one of the show's leading men.

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The 26-year-old actress played Stefan's vampire best friend Lexi on Vampire Diaries and although Damon killed her, rumor has it she'll return soon this season.

Kebbel's arc on 90210 begins airing in December.