Ashlee Simpson-Wentz to join 'Melrose Place' cast

By | March 10, 2009 at 2:06 AM

LOS ANGELES — Ashlee Simpson-Wentz is moving to Melrose Place.

The 24-year-old singer will join the cast of the CW’s “Melrose Place.”

Simpson-Wentz will be playing a small-town girl with a “shrewd sex kitten” within, Entertainment Weekly reported Monday.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the cast of Melrose Place and I look forward to being a part of its new generation of residents,” she said in a statement in People magazine.

The show is expected in the fall.

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