Leighton Meester has joined the cast of the Broadway play Of Mice and Men.
The Gossip Girl star will appear alongside James Franco and Chris O'Dowd in an adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel.
Franco and O'Dowd will play two migrant field workers during the Great Depression, while Meester will take on the role of the flirtatious wife of a ranch owner's son, posing a threat to mentally-challenged Lennie (O'Dowd).
Of Mice and Men will mark Meester's Broadway debut.
The actress recently became engaged to actor Adam Brody.