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Desperate Housewives - Frenemies, Paul Young and clean-shaven Carlos in Season 7

Thanks to tvfanatic04 for the heads up.

The producers of "Desperate Housewives" aren't giving up whose baby was switched or why exactly Paul Young is returning to Wisteria Lane, but they did share a good amount about what we'll see in the first part of Season 7 during a set visit Tuesday (July 27).

Read on for details about Vanessa Williams' and Brian Austin Green's characters, Teri Hatcher's "shady" new boss and more.

Lynette's friend

Williams plays Renee Perry, Lynette's (Felicity Huffman) former college roommate who moves to Wisteria Lane after hitting a rough patch with her husband. "The have sort of a frenemy relationship," executive producer Bob Daily says. "Renee had gone off to New York and married a very wealthy pro athlete, a baseball player. She's always been a little more wealthy than Lynette, had more of a jet-set, no-kids kind of lifestyle. ... We'll continue to play that friend/bitter rival relationship with them."

Adds Williams herself, "She's very competitive with Lynette, and they've got -- I wouldn't say a tempestuous relationship, but it gets a little rough at times. A lot of people around the neighborhood notice how we go at it. But it's also fun -- Felicity loves it because she gets a chance to be funny. We have some nice quips."

Bree's man

Green has joined the cast as a contractor whom the newly single Bree (Marcia Cross) hires -- and who soon becomes a person of interest on the lane. "She and [Renee] will go after him at the same time; there's a little competition going on there," Daily says. "But we're really playing out what it's like for Bree to be dating again after so long, and to be dating a younger, blue-collar guy."

Paul's return

The season will pick up pretty much right where last year left off, with Paul (Mark Moses) having just returned to the neighborhood. "He's got a grudge against the neighborhood, he's got a plan, he's got a wife -- we just cast the wife, Emily Bergl ['Men in Trees']. ... She's a woman who started corresponding with a convicted murderer in prison. They got married while he was still in, then she was surprised to find out he was released."

Susan's move

Last season's end also saw Susan (Hatcher) move off Wisteria Lane, and she'll be trying to figure out a way to move back. "We have her getting involved in a sort of shady Internet venture that's run by Lainie Kazan," who's guesting in several episodes, Daily says. She'll also be Paul's landlord: "That's going to be kind of an awkward relationship for everyone. ... We play that for a lot of creepy comedy in the first couple episodes.

Other bits:

- Creator Marc Cherry says Carlos (Ricardo Antonio Chavira) will begin the season clean-shaven as a result of him doing a production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" over the hiatus. He asked Cherry if he should wear a fake goatee for a while, and Cherry said no, but "I hadn't seen him for a while without it, and he looks like he's 14 years old."
- Cherry also says that now that Paul has returned, he'd like to see his son Zach (Cody Kasch) return as well. Nothing is in place yet, but Cherry hopes to book Kasch for later in the season.

Source: Zap2it

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