Credit: Giovanni Rufino/The CW © 2011 The CW Network, LLC. Photo: Lily in Season 4, Episode 17: "Empire of the Son"

Just when it appears things couldn’t get any worse for one Lily van der Bass Humphrey, we find out that the Gossip Girl mom could have a new adversary in the form of a character played by Joanne Whalley.

The 46-year-old actress has apparently been cast in an upcoming episode of Gossip Girl; the Screen Actors Guild has sent out a casting notice for a Whalley stand-in for a particular scene.

No word yet on what role she’ll play, but considering her age and this season’s storyline, let’s assume it has something to do with Lily. Either that, or she’s Rufus’s long lost ex?

Source: SAG

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