‘Vampire Diaries’: New Season 2 Cast Pics (PHOTOS)

Sink your teeth into these, Vampire Diaries fans.

A slew of new promo shots for the hit CW series’ second season (premiering September 9—if you missed the trailer, click here to watch it) have hit the Web, and they’re bloody hot.

The CW has also released an episode synopsis for the Season 2 premiere, which reveals,

“Picking up on the same night as last season’s finale, Elena arrives home to a nightmare as she discovers Uncle John’s and Jeremy’s fate. At the hospital, Sheriff Forbes (guest star Marguerite MacIntyre) is comforted by Matt, Bonnie and Damon while she waits to hear if Caroline will survive the car accident. After a confusing conversation with Elena about the night’s events, Damon is the first to realize that Katherine has returned. Katherine’s arrival sends Stefan and Damon on a path to find out what she wants, why she’s back, and how much of a threat she is to the people they love. Meanwhile, still reeling from his father’s death, Tyler is surprised when his charming and mysterious uncle, Mason Lockwood (guest star Taylor Kinney), arrives to console the family.”

Click through the photo gallery to witness Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev and the rest of Vampire Diaries’ sexy suckers in character.