But it isn't the CW drama pilot you may be expecting.
Barton, who was briefly rumored to be circling The CW's reboot of "Melrose Place," has actually secured a lead role in the Ashton Kutcher-produced "A Beautiful Life."
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Barton will play slipping supermodel Sonja in "A Beautiful Life," which focuses on a co-ed models' residence in New York City.
Barton, no stranger to modeling herself, is best known as the ill-fated Marissa Cooper on FOX's "The O.C." Since her run on "The O.C." ended, Barton has appeared in a number of features, but if the names "Closing the Ring," "St. Trinian's," "Virgin Territory," "Walled In" and "Assassination of a High School President" don't sound familiar to you, you shouldn't feel too bad.
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