Drea de Matteo Gets Hazed by Desperate Housewives

Drea de Matteo Gets Hazed by Desperate Housewives
Hellmuth Dominguez/Pacific Coast News; Chris Polk/Film Magic

07/26/2009 AT 12:00 AM EDT

The cast of Desperate Housewives has initiated their newest resident -- Drea de Matteo -- into Wisteria Lane.

Teri Hatcher tells PEOPLE that the new cast member found herself in the middle of a messy scene involving powdered sugar.

"We were all covered in powdered sugar and at one point Drea had a lot of powder," she told PEOPLE while promoting DVD release of her movie Coraline at Comic-Con in San Diego. "That was her hazing."

De Matteo plays the head of a new Italian family that moves on the block in the upcoming season. Who she'll butt-heads with is still mystery.



"So far it's not set up that it's any one person and I think it could be Susan, it could be Gaby, it could be Katherine," Hatcher said. "I'm not sure."

Fans are going to have a lot to look forward to on the new season, Hatcher said, including the return of Andrea Bowen, who plays Hatcher on-screen daughter.

"I feel like there's a neighborhood of troubled ," she said. "And I think you're going to come to like all of those characters and want to see how that all interacts." --Esther Zuckerman with reporting by Scott Huver

Tell us: Are you looking forward to the new season of Desperate Housewives? What are your predictions?Hellmuth Dominguez/Pacific Coast News;Chris Polk/Film Magic

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