Charisma Carpenter slated for 'Legend of the Seeker' season premiere

Charismacarpenter_290 Charisma Carpenter is moving from Hell-Lay to D'Hara. The geek-bait hottie behind "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel's" Cordelia Chase will be guest-starring in the second season premiere of "Legend of the Seeker," the New Zealand-based syndicated fantasy show from executive producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert.

Executive Producer Kenneth Biller told a packed room at Comic-Con that Carpenter will appear at Triana, a leather-clad Mord'Sith warrior woman who inflicts pain. So, it's not that much of a stretch from Buffy-era Cordelia, is it? Footage from the second season promised fans a tear in the veil to the underworld which would release skin-flaying scary creatures bent on wiping out all life at the behest of The Keeper of the Underworld. Plus, at least one hot, leather-clad, girl-on-girl kiss. Based on the reaction in the room, the producers know their audience -- that split second snippet got a resounding "Whoo!"

While Carpenter's Mord'Sith hottie is only on tap for the season premiere, Biller announced that Australian actress Tabrett Bethell, who played Mord'Sith Cara in the season finale,  will be joining the cast as a series regular.

The second season of "Legend of the Seeker" premieres in syndication the weekend of Nov. 7. Check your local listings for time and channel.

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