Rachael Taylor and Whoopi Goldberg Rachael Taylor and Whoopi Goldberg

It's been 22 years since Ghost, but Whoopi Goldberg still knows how to scare up the spirits.

The Oscar winner gets her creepy on with a guest spot on the December 2 episode of 666 Park Avenue. She plays Maris Elder, "a mysterious resident of the Drake who helps Jane unlock the secret of the building's true evil origins," says exec producer David Wilcox. "Whoopi's an incredible actor, so when we heard that she was a horror fan, we wrote the role for her."

Word has it that Maris will hypnotize nosy Jane (Rachael Taylor) and send her back in time to 1927. But what does it mean for Maris? Wilcox won't reveal her fate, but even if the Drake claims another victim, there's always the ghost of a chance we'll see her again.

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