CW's Gossip Girl is getting ready for the arrival of a rival. According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Michelle Trachtenberg has landed the role of Georgina Sparks in the series.

The character appears in the novel series which the series is based on, and Sparks comes into Manhattan fresh out of rehab and poses an immediate threat to Blake Lively's Serena van der Woodsen character. It was reported that Mischa Barton was also up for the role.

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Trachtenberg just wrapped shooting 17 with Zac Efron and she will be seen next in Kids in America, alongside Topher Grace.