May 04, 2010 at 10:27 PM EDT

Image Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesEx-Eastwick charmer Jaime Ray Newman is bringing her magic touch to Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva via a major season 2 arc, sources confirm.

Newman will play an accomplished lawyer from a rival law firm who possesses a killer instinct.

In other Drop Dead second-season casting news, Gilmore Girls alum Emily Kuroda (a.k.a. Mrs. Kim!) has been cast as the mother of Margaret Cho’s character, Teri. Additionally, Robin Givens will play a mean-spirited cosmetics lab exec who accuses Jane’s (Brooke Elliott) client of wrongdoing.

DDD‘s second season premieres on June 6.

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