'Buffy' actress Charisma Carpenter joins the cast of 'Lost Girl'

Charisma Carpenter, or Cordelia “Cordy” Chase to Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans, will guest star in the fifth season of Canadian succubus fantasy-drama Lost Girl’s fifth season.

Charisma will portray the character Freyja, who is modeled after the well-known mythological Norse goddess, popularized for riding a boar with golden bristles.

The Angel and Veronica Mars actress, 43, has already begun production on the fifth season of the popular Showcase series, and it is reported that the 13-episode season will be shooting in and around Toronto in the weeks to come, with a release date set for fall 2014.

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Executive Producer Jay Firestone teased fans, proclaiming, “Lost Girl will never take a rest from bringing you twists, turns, and surprises. Season 5 promises more intrigue than ever before.”

With a rabid fan base and the Fan Choice Award from this year’s Canadian Screen Awards, we’re sure the show’s followers are hanging on the edges of their seats – especially where new characters are concerned.

Are you excited to see Charisma join the cast?

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