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Former Brothers & Sisters star Emily VanCamp is heading back to ABC in its new drama pilot Revenge, TV Line reports.

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Written by Mike Kelley (Swingtown) and directed by Phillip Noyce (Salt, Lights Out), Revenge is a contemporary retelling of The Count of Monte Cristo from a female perspective. VanCamp will play Emily Thorn, a mysterious woman who arrives in the Hamptons seeking vengeance on those who destroyed her family.VanCamp left Brothers & Sisters last season. She previously starred on Everwood.