'The Vampire Diaries' scoop: Daniel Gillies to return in episode 418

tvd-315-elijah.jpgFans of Daniel Gillies' ever-honorable Original vamp Elijah were thrilled to learn that Gillies has signed on to be a series regular cast member on "The Originals," the potential "Vampire Diaries" spin-off series. The backdoor pilot for the new show will air on April 25, as an episode of "TVD." In addition to Gillies, fans can expect to see Joseph Morgan, Claire Holt, and Phoebe Tonkin in that episode.

But the news just keeps on getting better! Zap2it has confirmed that Gillies will be making his return to Mystic Falls even earlier than that, in Episode 418. We previously learned that Elijah was so ashamed of his warring siblings that he wanted nothing to do with them, but it looks like something will change his mind.

The question is, will he come to town to repair his relationship with his siblings, or is he more interested in the ever-elusive cure? One thing is for sure -- both Klaus and Rebekah could use a little of Elijah's wisdom at this point.

Here, let's celebrate:

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