By James Hibberd
Updated September 02, 2011 at 04:52 PM EDT
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Spartacus‘ sultry doomed wife just landed a role on ABC’s Pan Am.

Erin Cummings, who played Sura on the Starz series and was in ABC’s Detroit 1-8-7, just signed on for an arc on the new fall show. She’ll play Ginny Saddler, described as an airline executive’s brassy, quirky fun mistress. The role is expected to run for three episodes.

Pan Am is a 1960s-set soap following the lives and loves of a team at the legendary airline. The show premieres Sept. 25.