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Attention Upper East Siders! Hilary Duff is joining the cast of Gossip Girl!

The actress will join the series for a multi-episode story arc this fall, the CW confirms to Usmagazine.com.

Duff, 21, will play a movie star named Olivia Burke who enrolls at NYU in search of a traditional, out-of-the-spotlight college experience. She will be roommates with Vanessa (played by Jessica Szohr).

Duff will first appear on the hit CW show during next season's fourth episode, scheduled to air Oct. 5.

Entertainment Weekly first reported the news.

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