Katie Cassidy by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage.com
has filled one of the two new female series-regular roles I first told you about
Katie Cassidy - the 20-year-old daughter of '70s teen idol David Cassidy - has been tapped to play Ruby, a fellow demon hunter that Sam and Dean meet in the show's third-season premiere. In the casting breakdown, the character is described as "sexy, brutal and ruthless."
Cassidy's previous credits include the features
When a Stranger Calls
and recurring roles on
Sex, Love and Secrets
. She has also signed on to play Lucy Ewing in the long-in-the-works
No word on who'll play Bela, the "beautiful, funny and confident" mercenary who lacks a conscience, but check back in another day or so. I should have a name by then.