Around this time of the year, ‘Harry Potter’ fans are usually mourning the ultimate sacrifice of Lily and James Potter, but there’s a reason for celebration for Potterheads who also like TNT’s alien invasion drama ‘Falling Skies’ as a former Hogwarts student will be making an appearance on the show’s fourth season as a new series regular.

Slytherin house is representing as Scarlett Byrne, who played Pansy Parkinson in the final three ‘Harry Potter’ movies, will be playing “a mysterious young woman with special powers and an unusual connection to the alien invaders”. No other details are available, but Byrne’s character is said to be a key part of the story next season.

If you ‘Falling Skies’ fans have been paying attention, you’ve already caught a quick glimpse of Byrne’s white-haired woman. She can be seen in the season four trailer in the very last frame. In case you missed it the first time around, you can see the trailer below:

What do you think about Scarlett Byrne joining the cast of ‘Falling Skies’? Do you have any theories about what role her character plays in the upcoming season and what her connection is to the aliens? Share your thoughts and theories in the comment section.

Source: Deadline