Steven R. McQueen—the grandson of Steve McQueen—is set to play Jeremy in Vampire Diaries, a pilot for The CW, Variety reported.
McQueen's credits include Everwood and CSI: Miami. Warner Brothers TV is producing Vampire, along with Alloy Entertainment.
Vampire Diaries is based on books originally published in 1993—well before Stephenie Meyer's Twilight—and revolves around a young woman who's torn between two vampire brothers. The brothers—one good, one evil—are battling for her soul and the souls of her pals, her family and the small town where they live.
The CW has reunited with Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer writer Kevin Williamson to executive-produce and write. Julie Plec (Kyle XY) is also on board to write and executive-produce.