By James Hibberd
November 16, 2011 at 08:36 PM EST

A familiar face from Desperate Housewives and The Event is coming to the Hamptons.

Actor Roger Bart has just been cast in a “guest lead” role for an upcoming episode of ABC’s Revenge.

Bart will play the scenery-chewing role of Mason Treadwell, a rich, pretentious journalist who’s written a tell-all book about Long Island high society. Treadwell considers himself a literary journalist and his home is filled with mementos of the famous celebrities he’s interviewed.

Bart will appear in the 12th episode of the ABC hit, which returns tonight.

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