Gino Anthony Pesi Joins The Cast Of The Vampire Diaries image

Gino Anthony Pesi (Apega/

New man in town.

With the loss of most of the town's warlocks, it looked like things would be getting even harder for a vampire trying to break a curse. It turns out that a new magic man is headed to town though. Just as Klaus (Joseph Morgan) is about to arrive, we will also see the arrival of another new character. Gino Anthony Pesi will be taking on the role of a warlock named Maddox for a multi-episode arc. No word yet on whether he will be teaming up with Klaus or helping someone else.

Pesi has been working steadily on TV for the better part of a decade. You may have spotted him in roles on "CSI: New York," "NCIS," and "Chuck." He can currently be seen on the big screen in "Battle: Los Angeles."

Look for him to make his first appearance in the episode, "Know Thy Enemy."

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