Nina Dobrev Is Returning for ‘The Vampire Diaries Series’ Finale

‘Vampire Diaries’ fans will indeed be seeing Elena Gilbert one last time.

After a two-year absence, Nina Dobrev is returning the the CW drama for its series finale, the actress announced Thursday via Instagram.

“I know it’s Thursday, but this is not a TBT,” she wrote alongside a photo of the finale script, adding the hashtags, "#BackOnSet #TVDForever."

“I’m thrilled to bring this show to an end the way we always intended – with Nina back to help us say goodbye,” showrunner Julie Plec said in a statement.

Creator of the show Kevin Williamson added: “I’m so excited to have Nina back to ensure our farewell episode is truly epic.”

The eighth and final season of The Vampire Diaries has exactly 16 episodes, which means that Dobrev will definitely be appearing in the season finale on March 10.

-Devashree Goenka