Tori Spelling Set to Return to 90210

Tori Spelling Set to Return to 90210
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01/07/2009 AT 12:00 AM EST

Looks like Donna Martin will return to 90210 after all! Tori Spelling is in "final negotiations" to return to the world's most famous zip code, a show rep confirms to PEOPLE.

The actress, who was set to star in the CW's spin-off when it was announced -- but then had "no plans" to join the show for its fall debut -- is close to finalizing a deal to be in multiple episodes. But details of the deal, which was first reported by EW's Michael Ausiello, are still unknown.

Internet rumors credited everything from money to a rivalry with current 90210 star Shannen Doherty as reasons her initial deal fell through. But Spelling, daughter of the original show's producer Aaron Spelling, was always supportive of the show.

"I hope it turns out to be a really great show, just for my dad’s legacy," she said in August. "I was originally a part of 90210 and it was something pretty phenomenal, so I hope it turns out great."



Any other original cast members scheduled to appear?

Unfortunately, Jason Priestley, who played good-guy Brandon Walsh in the original, won't be in front of the camera. But he will be directing the new cast of his alma mater starting later this month. His episode will air March 18.

Tell us: Are you excited to see Donna back in 90210?

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