Bethany Joy Galeotti has officially signed on for a ninth season of One Tree Hill.
If there is a ninth season of One Tree Hill, that is. The perpetual bubble show has yet to be renewed, the fact that Galeotti has reupped her contract does bode well for it.
Sophia Bush also Tweeted Monday that she and co-stars Austin Nichols, Robert Buckley, Lisa Goldstein and Jana Kramer have each inked additional one-year deals.
“The writers have GREAT plans" for Season 9, Sophia promises.
Meanwhile, the series’ leading man, James Lafferty, has yet to sign back on but a source close to the situation says if OTH gets picked up, he'll be back at least part-time.
Even the departed Chad Michael Murray teased the Twitterverse on Monday.
“Return to OTH? I don’t know. Maybe next season for u guys," he wrote. "I Love that Lucas is missed. Give [series creator] Mark Schwann the credit. He built him.”
What do you think? Do you want to see OTH back? WILL it be back?