Former Gossip Girl matriarch Kelly Rutherford joins the cast of Bones for a guest role.

The 45-year-old actress is set to appear in a future episode of the crime comedy-drama, Bones, as an old friend of Hodgins (TJ Thyne), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Rutherford will play Stephanie McNamara and her character will be caught up in an FBI murder investigation after her brother is arrested for interrogation.

Rutherford was last seen in Gossip Girl as Lilly van der Woodsen, which aired on TG4 from 2008 – 2013.

Former West Wing actor Richard Schiff and Olympian McKayla Maroney are also set to appear in future episode of Bones, which airs on Sky One on this side of the Atlantic.