Oct 8th: NINA DOBREV’S NEW CHAPTER

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For six years, Nina Dobrev starred as Elena Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries, one the CW’s most successful shows. She won four People’s Choice Awards, six Teen Choice Awards, and even dated her co-star Ian Somerhaulder. But Dobrev, who was born in Bulgaria and still speaks the language fluently, never quite fit into the network’s usual teen queen mold, and when her contract expired at the end of the show’s sixth season, she was ready to move on. Today, The Vampire Diaries will begin its seventh season without its protagonist.

Now 26, Dobrev is being judicious about what she does next. She’s returning to her roots in the indie film industry, first with The Final Girls, a playful spin on cheesy ’80s slasher flicks that won the Audience Award at SXSW and recently screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, and next with Arrivals. Co-starring Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Alia Shawkat, and Alexander Ludwig, The Final Girls will open tomorrow. Arrivals, which features Asa Butterfield and Game of Thrones’s Maisie Williams, will begin filming early next year.

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Oct 8th: Exclusive: Meet the New Nina Dobrev

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The Internet nearly broke earlier this year when Nina Dobrev took to Instagram to announce that she’d be leaving The Vampire Diaries, the show that catapulted her career and fame to next level. But fans aren’t the only ones adjusting to a world without Elena Gilbert. After a six-year run, Dobrev finds herself navigating a life without boundaries.

In an exclusive interview with Who What Wear, Dobrev opens up about transitioning into adulthood, breaking fashion rules, and determining the future of her career.

Sitting in the hair and makeup chair on the Beverly Hills set of her Who What Wear shoot, Dobrev is on the phone with best friend Julianne Hough. The two are gushing over the dancer’s engagement to professional hockey player Brooks Laich, which was revealed just that morning. While the pressure to settle down is common among most people Dobrev’s age, the 26-year-old isn’t in any rush. “I believe in the timing of my life,” she tells us. “I’m so happy for Julianne. I don’t think she could be with anyone more perfect than Brooks, but she wasn’t on a show for six years. I feel like I’m playing catch-up on basic life things that I didn’t get to do working so much.”

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Oct 7th: Nina Dobrev speaks Bulgarian on the Late Late Show

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Vampire Diaries fans everywhere are having Katerina Petrova flashbacks.

Now starring in the film Final Girls, former Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev appeared on the Late Late Show on Tuesday, where the actress showed off her language skills. Dobrev, who was born in Bulgaria, even taught host James Corden the Bulgarian translation for “bump and grind.” Because what else do you need to know?

From there, Chris Parnell took over and wowed the audience by speaking English … but doing so very quickly with his vocal warm-ups.

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Oct 6th: Nina Dobrev explains why she’s the scariest cast member in The Final Girls

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In new horror-comedy The Final Girls (out Oct. 9), Nina Dobrev is a high-schooler who — along with characters played by Taissa Farmiga, Alexander Ludwig, Alia Shawkat, and Thomas Middleditch — finds herself trapped in an ’80s-era slasher film called Camp Bloodbath. So, is the ex-star of The Vampire Diaries a fan of the horror genre?

“No,” she says. “I don’t like to pay to be afraid. And for the last few years, I’ve been on a sci-fi horror television show. So, when you’re having time off, I like to watch comedies, or action movies, or things that are the opposite of what I do day-to-day. It’s like a hairdresser — when they’re styling hair all day, when they go home, the last thing they want to see is a hot tool.”

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Sep 30th: Nina Dobrev Joins ‘Arrivals’ Pic With Asa Butterfield & Maisie Williams

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EXCLUSIVE: Former The Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev is taking another trip to the big screen. Coming off the Toronto Film Festival and SpectreFest screenings of horror comedy The Final Girls, she is now headed for Arrivals, I’ve learned. The actress will join Ender’s Game’s Asa Butterfield and Game Of Thrones’ Maisie Williams in the Peter Hutchings-directed coming-of-age indie.

Dobrev, who left the CW’s Vampire Diaries earlier this year after six seasons, will play American flight attendant Izzy, who is the love interest of Butterfield’s character. The screenplay by Fergal Rock was a 2013 Academy Nicholl semifinalist. The pic, produced by BCDF Pictures and Kalahari Films & Media, is set to start shooting in South Africa this winter.

Butterfield’s Calvin is a hypochondriac college dropout who now works as a baggage handler at Cape Town airport. In a funk, he is pulled into the unconventional bucket list quest of Brit teen Skye, played by GoT’s Williams, who also appears on Doctor Who this season. That team-up helps Calvin to face his deepest fears.

Now off the small screen from playing Elena Gilbert on TVD, Dobrev will be seen October 9 on the big screen in the limited release of The Final Girls. Having debuted at SXSW, the Todd Strauss-Schulson directed film also stars Malin Akerman and Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch. Degrassi: The Next Generation alum Dobrev previously appeared in last year’s Let’s Be Cops, 2012’s The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, and 2009’s Chloe.

Dobrev is repped by CAA, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Hansen Jacobson.

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Sep 24th: Nina Dobrev ‘can’t wait’ for the new season of The Vampire Diaries

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Nina Dobrev may have left The Vampire Diaries but the actress says she will definitely tune in when the show returns to The CW on Oct. 8.

“I can’t wait to see what the new season will look like,” she says. “I’ll be watching. I’m very excited for my friends.” One thing the actress won’t be doing, however, is appearing on it. “That chapter is closed, sadly – bittersweet,” she says.

Dobrev announced she was leaving the series back in April, and discussed her exit at the Teen Choice Awards in August. “Just like Elena, I started the show as a young girl, and together we grew up,” Dobrev said during the awards show. “We’ve grown up and over the last six years we’ve become women. These were six incredible years that I’ve had the pleasure of sharing with all of you guys. I wouldn’t be here with you. I wouldn’t be here without Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson. They changed my life with this role. Sorry. Three roles. Four roles. It’s hard to keep track these days.”

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Sep 19th: Watch Nina Dobrev Present at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmys

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Sep 1st: Zoe Saldana, Josh Hutcherson, Nina Dobrev and More Team Up for a Powerful PSA About Sex and Consent—Watch!

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A White House sponsored campaign to put an end to sexual assault received additional celebrity support Tuesday, as John Cho, Nina Dobrev, Haim, Josh Hutcherson, Minka Kelly, Matt McGorry, Jesse Metcalfe, Zoe Saldana and Jessica Szohr each appeared in a powerful PSA that focuses on sex and consent.

“If you don’t get it,” Saldanda said of consent, “you don’t get it.”

And sex without it? “It’s rape,” Hutcherson said.

The “It’s On Us” campaign aims to help men women recognize that non-consensual sex is sexual assault; identify situations in which sexual assault may occur; intervene in situations where consent has not or cannot be given; and create an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported.

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