Harper's Island Star Elaine Cassidy Expecting
03/24/2009 AT 08:00 AM EDT
Cassidy, 29 has been temporarily living in California to film the show, while Lord, 36, finished up a two-year stint on the popular British soap East Enders.
Harper's Island premieres April 9. After having left her family and friends to live in Los Angeles, Cassidy's character, Abby Mills, returns to the island where her mother was murdered to attend a wedding. A series of murders unfold throughout the show's season.
– Lisa Ingrassia