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Vanessa Williams — who played diva Wilhelmina Slater on Ugly Bettywill be moving onto Wisteria Lane as a regular on next season's Desperate Housewives, has confirmed.

Desperate Housewives searching for the new Edie

Details of her role have not been released, although producers have been searching for a saucy replacement for Nicollette Sheridan since she left the series in Season 5.

Ugly Betty's Vanessa Williams: Wilhelmina "got everything she wanted" in finale

You can still catch Williams' Wilhelmina in encore presentations of Ugly Betty on Saturdays at 7/6c on TV Guide Network.