Los Angeles: Actor Colin Ferguson has been cast in the new season of `The Vampire Diaries`.
The `Eureka` star will play Tripp, the head of a community militia, reportedly. Executive Julie Plec said, "He`s in town to give Sheriff Forbes a run for her money."
Ferguson, aside from playing Jack Carter in `Eureka` between 2006 and 2012, has appeared in `Haven and Primeval: New World`.
The CW`s supernatural drama recently cast newcomer Gabrielle Walsh as Sarah, a character who arrives in Mystic Falls with a "shady" agenda. `The Vampire Diaries` resumes in the US on October 2.