The Vampire Diaries' Tiya Sircar has joined Warner Bros. Television pilot Georgetown.

The ABC drama project, formerly known as The Inner Circle, centers on the young people behind the power brokers of Washington, D.C.

Tiya Sircar will play the part of Harper Hawley, the assistant to a presidential speechwriter who gets fired for a media gaffe. She joins James Wolk, Daisy Betts and Kevin Zegers.

The hourlong pilot hails from Gossip Girl heads Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.