elise neal

Elise Neal shared the above photo on Instagram a couple of weeks ago, with the caption: 

Me and the amazing @kerrywashington a chill on set moment.

Does this mean she'll be appearing in season 2 of Shonda Rhimes' Scandal, which stars Kerry Washington?

No official announcements yet, however, I did some further digging, and found another photo that she posted earlier (below) with a caption that reads:

Me as an attorney. (With secrets) #Scandal

And then finally, the day after, another tweet:

Special thanks to everyone on #Scandal this week! @kerrywashington @ABC and the gang #goodtimes

Like I said, I haven't seen an official announcement of her casting, but based on the above, I think it's safe to say that she'll be appearing on Scandal next season, which begins next month, playing "an attorney with secrets."

As for whether it's a one-episode role, or something recurring, we don't know yet. But I'm sure we'll find out soon enough...

Up next for Ms Neal, Russ Parr's The Under Shepherd, which should be out some time soon.