Th CW has finally confirmed the rumors: Chad Michael Murray is returning to “One Tree Hill.”
The network officially announced Monday the actor will make a guest appearance on the show’s final season.
Murray’s character Lucas was last seen driving off into the sunset with his wife Peyton (Hilarie Burton) and their baby, Sawyer. Lucas returns to the Hill after Haley (Bethany Joy Galeotti) reaches out to him for help, according to The CW’s release.
The network has lined up a series of guest stars and returning characters for the show’s swan song, including Chelsea Kane, Paul Johansson and Tyler Hilton.
“One Tree Hill” was renewed for a ninth and final season of 13 episodes slated to air in midseason.