Marc Menard Cast as Priest on Gossip Girl

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Marc Menard has been cast in a much-anticipated, potentially recurring role on Gossip Girl - Father Cavalia, a priest from Monaco with ties to Blair’s fiancé, Louis.

There’s been speculation that in the upcoming fifth season, the priest heads to the Upper East Side to preside over Blair and the prince's wedding ceremony.

There's also speculation about the priest and a bridesmaid ...

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Menard played Rousseau’s fellow French scientist on Lost.

The priest may also encounter some resistance from Louis’ meddling sister, played by French actress Roxane Mesquida, who is not a fan of the wedding.

Menard’s casting comes two days after news that Elizabeth Hurley will appear on Gossip Girl in the coming season, which begins Monday, September 26.

Thoughts on the casting of the priest? Discuss below!

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