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Sunday March 8, 2009 11:37 pm

Ashlee Simpson Moving to Melrose Place




Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Drama, Prime Time, The CW, Gossip, Rumors,

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Sources say that Ashlee Simpson-Wentz will soon be joining the cast of on the CW. She’s the first big name to become a confirmed cast member and a decent coup for the network, which already made waves by bringing us the refreshed 90210.

will play Violet, a character from a small town who seems very sweet and naïve…but she’s really clever, cunning and catty. Sounds perfect. The singer previously worked as a regular cast member on the squeaky-clean 7th Heaven.

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The famous little sister will join a cast which includes Katie Cassidy (who plays an publicist named Ella) and Michael Rady (as Jonah, a filmmaker). Rumor has it that , who played Amanda Woodward on the original Melrose Place, is in talks with the minds behind the show. One unnamed source is quoted as saying “it’s looking good.”

The revamped Melrose Place is expected to hit the schedule in the fall, presumably to follow 90210 on Tuesday nights.

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