London: Actress Elizabeth Hurley has been roped in to appear in the upcoming season of hit TV show "Gossip Girl".

Hurley would be playing New York media mogul Diana Payne in the fifth season, reports the website.
"Diana's entrance on the Upper East Side will change the lives of all our characters - including, and especially, Gossip Girl herself," said a joint statement from the show's executive producers, Stephanie Savage and Joshua Safran.

"Elizabeth's sense of humour, intelligence and beauty fit the GG world perfectly. We feel very fortunate to have her."

(Agencies)