Nina Dobrev (Never Cry Werewolf) has taken the lead role in the CW’s Vampire Diaries. She’ll play Elena Gilbert, a young woman caught between quarreling vampire brothers, Stefan and Damon. Scream‘s Kevin Williamson and Kyle XY‘s Julie Plec have wrote the a pilot which stems from the young adult novels by L.J. Smith. Marcos Siega is directing the pilot. His credits include Dexter and True Blood.