Another General Hospital star to the vampire serial.

“General Hospital’s” Rick Hearst is the latest of the show’s stars to moonlight on The CW’s “The Vampire Diaries.” The actor recently reappeared in Port Charles as Ric Lansing this past July.

Hearst is not the first actor to appear on “The Vampire Diaries.” Sebastian Roché (Jerry Jacks) played Mikael on the show, and Annie Wersching (Amelia Joffe) played Lily Salvatore. Hearst tweeted his excitement at being cast on the show.

There is currently no news on Hearst’s role. The eighth and final season of “The Vampire Diaries” is set to premiere on Friday October 21. Stay up to date by reading Soaps.com’s The Vampire Diaries spoilers.

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– Dustin Cushman