Sara Canning returning to ‘The Vampire Diaries’; Jenna fans rejoice!

We’re still recovering…

The Vampire Diaries” has a habit of bringing back the dead, so the following story should not come as too much of a surprise; with that being said, though, it doesn’t make us any less excited to hear it coming out.

In a story that was first revealed by Zap2It, the talented Sara Canning is going to be back as Aunt Jenna for another episode following her terribly-depressing death at the hands of Klaus during season 2. Unfortunately, she’s not going to be a ghost, a vampire, or any other awesome sort of supernatural creature — she’s merely going to be a part of some flashbacks that give us a greater sense of Elena’s life before everything with the Salvatores began.

This episode should also give us an opportunity to see more of Stephen R. McQueen, who has been tragically underutilized for most of this spring after Jeremy departed for a safe haven in Colorado. (Now, we just hope that he finds his way back to Mystic Falls soon.)

As for what Canning has been up to since leaving “TVD,” she scored a sweet recurring gig on “Supernatural” and has also appeared on a Lifetime TV movie.

What do you think about seeing some more of Aunt Jenna again?

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