Mischa Barton is Alive, Will Go Dancing with the Stars

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Dancing with the Stars, here she cooooomes!

Mischa Barton Lives!

An insider has confirmed to Us Weekly that not only is actress Mischa Barton still alive... but she will return to public consciousness on the new season of this ABC competition.

The 30-year old actress will forever be remember as Marissa Cooper, a key character on The OC until she was killed off on Season 3 in one of TV's most memorable deaths.

As a child star, Barton appeared in such hit movies as Notting Hill and Sixth Sense.

She hasn't really been heard from in about a decade.

The complete list of upcoming Dancing with the Stars participants will be announced on Good Morning American on Tuesday, March 8.

For now, we know that Barton joins the following confirmed cast members:

Derek Hough, meanwhile, will skip Season 22 in order to prepare for a role on Broadway, while sister Julianne Hough will not appear as a judge and Len Goodman will make his return.

Are you excited to see Mischa Barton back in the spotlight?

How do you think she will fare?

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Dancing with the Stars Quotes

We should have started dancing with one arm waaay before.

Cristian de la Fuente [following his injury, trip to the hospital and subsequent stellar performance]

I am not the best dancer, and I have not been the best dancer from the beginning. I am happy we made it this far.

Cristian de la Fuente