08/13/2009 at 07:10 PM EDT
Back to work after dealing
with "personal issues," Mischa Barton
strips down for cast photo for her upcoming drama The Beautiful Life
In the show, which premieres on the CW on Sept. 16, Barton (center) plays a model back in New York after a stint abroad. Her friend, a young model played by Sarah Paxton (second from the right), is helping out a handsome – but still wet behind the ears – male model played by Benjamin Hollingsworth (second from left).
Living at a models' residence are High School Musical
's Corbin Bleu (right), and a top male model played by Nico Tortorella (left). – Aaron Parsley