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Lena Dunham to Guest-Star on Scandal in March

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 23: Actresses Lena Dunham (L) and Kerry Washington attend Variety and Women in Film Emmy Nominee Celebration powered by Samsung Galaxy on August 23, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Variety)
Lena Dunham (left) and Kerry Washington. Photo: Michael Kovac/Getty Images

Scandal has had about a million great guest stars, but its next one might be the biggest so far: Both and E! are reporting that Lena Dunham is set to appear on the show this season. Details of her role are, of course, scarce, but we do know she’ll appear in one episode in March and may have some involvement with Olivia Pope & Associates.

Dunham famously called appearing on Scandalher life’s great passion” and said she’d like to play a senator “who did something wrong.” (At age 28, she’s too young to be one in real life.) And in case you’re not quite convinced of her dedication to the Gladiators, here’s Dunham playing an OPA newbie on SNL:

Lena Dunham Will Officially Appear on Scandal