Network sources confirm to E!Online exclusively that Franka Potente (Run, Lola, Run; The Bourne Identity) is set to guest star on House this season.
But where does she fit into the story?
According to sources, the German-born actress appears in the two-hour season premiere, which is directed by executive producer Katie Jacobs.
Fellow House executive producer David Shore recently told us, "Those two hours take place basically exclusively within the institution" over a period of six months, as damaged doc Gregory House's (Hugh Laurie) attempts to recover from the hallucinations that crippled him at the end of season five.
Do you think Franka will play a doctor, a patient or a figment of House's imagination? Post in the comments!