A familiar, fan-favorite villain from The Vampires Diaries is resurfacing in the spinoff series Legacies.
Chris Wood will reprise his role as Kai Parker in the season's twelfth episode, scheduled to air sometime in February. Further details from the episode, including its title, are still under wraps.
As the evil twin of Vampire Diaries character Jo Parker, Kai was introduced in the previous series' sixth season, killing his pregnant sister on her wedding night before casting a sleeping spell on Elena.
Kai's return to the series' setting Mystic Falls has been hinted to from the very beginning; two of the main characters -- twin sisters Josie and Lizzie Saltzman -- Kai's nieces. In addition to preparing for a ritual that would pit the siblings against each other, the Saltzman twins discovered the Ascendant, a relic from The Vampire Diaries capable of summoning someone lost, potentially hinting at Kai's arrival to meet his nieces.
Airing Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on The CW, Legacies stars Danielle Rose Russell as Hope Mikaelson, Jenny Boyd as Lizzie Saltzman, Kaylee Bryant as Josie Saltzman, Quincy Fouse as Milton Greasley/MG, Aria Shahghasemi as Landon Kirby, Peyton Alex Smith as Rafael Waithe and Matt Davis as Alaric Saltzman.
(via Entertainment Weekly)