ABC's 'Scandal' casts Portia De Rossi in 'Top Secret' recurring role

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26: Portia de Rossi arrives at a Ellen DeGeneres Welcome Party on March 26, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. Ellen DeGeneres is in Australia to film segments for her TV show, 'Ellen'. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Jul 23 ( - Portia De Rossi is joining ABC's “Scandal” in a multiple episode arc on the upcoming fourth season, a show representative told TheWrap. 

In true “Scandal” fashion, the show is keeping the details of Rossi's role under wraps.

The news of Rossi's casting was actually broken by her wife, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, on Twitter.

Rossi has held several roles on memorable shows like Fox/Netflix comedy “Arrested Development,” Fox legal dramedy “Ally McBeal,” ABC's “Better Off Ted” and FX's “Nip/Tuck.”