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Jessica Stroup Joins 'The Following'

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Jessica Stroup attends the Sunset Strip Music Festival VIP party at SkyBar on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) | AP

Fox’s dark drama "The Following" has cast two new series regulars (and potential Joe Carroll victims!) for Season 2.

First, "90210" star Jessica Stroup is joining the show. She’ll play Max, the niece of Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon). She’s an NYPD cop, currently working in the Intel Division. Max reconnects with Ryan and she becomes a valuable ally.

"The Following" has also hired Tiffany Boone ("Beautiful Creatures"), who will play Mandy, an impressionable young girl who finds herself to be the newest cult member following Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) — whether she likes it or not.

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