The Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev has been cast in the film Arrivals. The protagonist is Cape Town college dropout Calvin (Asa Butterfield, Ender’s Game). He’s a hypochondriac working at the airport as a baggage handler. He decides to conquer his fears with a British teenager named Skye (Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones). Dobrev will play an American flight attendant, Izzy. And yes, Calvin is attracted to her. According to Deadline, Arrivals is scheduled to begin shooting in South Africa in the winter. The film will be directed by Peter Hutchings whose film The Outskirts starring The Middle‘s Eden Sher will be released in November.
After six years of playing Elena Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries, Dobrev said during her speech at the Teen Choice Awards that “change is necessary” and that “everything in life comes to an end.”