Sophia Bush

One Tree Hill star Sophia Bush will join the cast of ABC's family comedy pilot Southern Discomfort, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Bush will play recent Harvard grad Haley who returns to her hometown in Texas to be with her former boyfriend. Don Johnson and Mary Steenburgen have been cast as her parents.

Mary Steenburgen to star in Southern Discomfort

Bush, 27, is best known for her role as Brooke on the CW veteran series One Tree Hill.

But Tree Hillers need not fret just yet, because the deal has Bush in second position, meaning that she will return to One Tree Hill should it receive a pickup.