Elizabeth Hurley to join the 'Gossip Girl' line-up

Wednesday July 6, 2011

The streets of the New York's Upper East Side will soon be graced with another long-legged beauty - Elizabeth Hurley.

The actress and model has announced that she will be joining the Gossip Girl cast for it's fifth season this year.

Working alongside Blake Lively and Leighton Meester, Elizabeth will take on the role of Diana Payne.

According to executive producers Stephanie Savage and Joshua Safran she is "a sexy, smart, self-made media mogul and all-around force to be reckoned with".

"Diana’s entrance on the Upper East Side will change the lives of all our characters - including, and especially Gossip Girl herself."

Of Elizabeth the producers said: "[Her] sense of humour, intelligence and beauty fit the GG world perfectly. We feel very fortunate to have her."

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