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Pilot Scoop: Vanessa Williams Lands at ABC's Supernatural 666 Park Avenue

Desperate HousewivesVanessa Williams is the latest in-demand actor to call 666 Park Avenue home, having been added to the cast of ABC’s supernatural-tinged drama pilot.

TVLine has learned that Williams will play Olivia, who, with husband Gavin (Lost‘s Terry O’Quinn), owns the historic luxury apartment building at the center of the drama.

Williams thus becomes the first of the Desperate housewives to book a pilot, as the sudser inches towards its series finale.

Previously announced cast for the buzzy pilot include Dave Annable (Brothers & Sisters) and Rachael Taylor (Grey’s Anatomy) as marrieds newly signed on to manage the property, and Mercedes Masohn (The Finder) and Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill) as fashion photog Louise and playwright Brian, another couple who lives at the ominous address.