Jennifer Jason Leigh Joins Cast Of Revenge

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Jennifer Jason Leigh attends the opening night of 'the Book of Mormon' on Broadway at Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, on March 24, 2011 -- Getty Images

Jennifer Jason Leigh has joined the cast of "Revenge."

A rep for the show confirmed to Access Hollywood on Thursday night that the former "Single White Female" star will play Emily Thorne's mother.

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As Emily VanCamp's character, Emily, learned in the season finale, her mother, whom she thought long dead, is actually alive.

No doubt Jennifer will add even more suspense to the drama.

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Jennifer recently played Jill in Showtime's "Weeds."

"Revenge" returns this fall on a new night on ABC - Sundays -- at 9 PM.

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