‘The Vampire Diaries’ Season 8 Episode 1 Preview: Hello Brother

The Vampire Diaries Season 8 Episode 1 Ian Somerhalder
Ian Somerhalder as Damon in ‘The Vampire Diaries’ (Photo: Bob Mahoney © 2016 The CW Network, LLC)

The CW’s The Vampire Diaries returns on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT for the first episode of its final season. The last season of the supernatural series will find Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Enzo (Michael Malarkey) off killing people after disappearing from the vault. The Vampire Diaries‘ eighth season debuts with an episode titled “Hello, Brother” written by Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson and directed by Michael Allowitz.

The cast of season eight includes Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Kat Graham, Michael Malarkey, Candice King, and Matt Davis.

The Hello, Brother Plot: THE BEGINNING OF THE END — Months after Damon (Somerhalder) and Enzo (Malarkey) mysteriously vanished from the Armory vault, Stefan (Wesley) tirelessly pushes forward with their search, while Bonnie (Graham) struggles holding onto hope that they will be found. Meanwhile, a dangerous encounter with an unexpected visitor leaves Caroline (King) and Alaric (Davis) fearing that someone – or something – may be targeting their family. Finally, after following some mysterious clues, Stefan realizes that whatever has a hold of his brother may have a more damaging grip over him than he could have ever imagined.