‘Melrose Place’ Beauty To Woo Which ‘Gossip’ Guy?

by | June 26, 2010 at 10:33 AM | Casting News, Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, TV News

Katie Cassidy on 'Melrose Place' (The CW)

Katie Cassidy on 'Melrose Place' (The CW)

‘Gossip Girl’ will heat up measurably this coming season with the arrival of ‘Melrose Place’ and ‘Supernatural’ alumna Katie Cassidy.

Cassidy, who on The CW’s ill-fated ‘Melrose’ reboot played bisexual bad girl Ella, joins ‘Gossip Girl’ for a multi-episode run as a Columbia undergrad poised for romance with Nate (Chace Crawford).

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Yes, it’s time for the annual tradition of distracting Nate with a wowza of a season-opening hook-up – even if it’s one that ultimately means nada.

But there is this: As reported by EW.com, Cassidy’s comely coed promises to stir things up for the UES gang in other ways as well.

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‘Gossip Girl’ airs on Mondays at 9/8c this fall.

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