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Modern Family Star Vergara takes on ‘Family Guy’ role

Actress Sofia Vergara has joined the cast of the hit comedyFamily Guy.

The Modern Family star, who was recently crowned the highest-paid actress on television by editors at Forbesmagazine, is adding to her resume by signing up to guest star as lead character Peter Griffin’s fantasy love interest.

Vergara’s episode will air during the upcoming 11th season, which is set to premiere on September 30 and feature a number of guest appearances by Johnny Depp, Ryan Reynolds and Twilight star Kellan Lutz.

Vergara is quickly becoming one of the most highly-sought after stars on TV – she will also voice the role of Tia Sofia during a hip-hop-themed episode of animated program The Cleveland Show this fall, according to