Marlo Thomas is the latest star to join the cast of the new series of Ugly Betty, reports Digital Spy.
She is known for her role as Rachel's mum in the hit comedy series Friends. Thomas will play a jewellery store owner, who has is attracted to Daniel Meade.
Other stars to appear on the second series of Ugly Betty include Dawson’s Creek star James Van Der Beek; his character will have an issue about Alexis being a transsexual.
Victoria Beckham will also make an appearance when there is a wedding on the show.