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Jennifer Jason Leigh Joins ABC's 'Revenge' Deadline

The ABC drama "Revenge" has cast film and TV actress Jennifer Jason Leigh, fresh off a story arc on Showtime’s “Weeds,” in a recurring role, reports Deadline.com.

Leigh will play the mother of the show's lead character, Emily Thorne, who is played by Emily VanCamp. Her character had been presumed dead until the end of the first season's finale, the piece notes.

Leigh is known for film roles including “Last Exit to Brooklyn,” “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” and “Single White Female.”