The Strain star Mia Maestro has been tapped for a major recurring role on the upcoming fifth season of ABC’s Washington, D.C., drama series Scandal. As is the case with most castings on Shonda Rhimes series, the character Maestro will play is being kept under wraps.

This marks Maestro’s return to ABC, where she had a heavily recurring role on another popular drama series, Alias, as Jennifer Garner’s sister. The Twilight Saga alumna Maestro, who also is is a singer-songwriter, is repped by ICM Partners.