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'Apartment 23': Ben Lawson to Romance Chloe

The "No Strings Attached" and "Neighbours" star has booked a recurring role on the ABC comedy.

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Ben Lawson and Krysten Ritter

Turns out the bitch has a heart after all.

ABC's Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 has enlisted No Strings Attached's Ben Lawson to romance Krysten Ritter's titular bitch Chloe, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Lawson, who also starred on the U.K.'s Neighbors will recur on the second season of the ABC comedy starring Ritter, James Van Der Beek and Dreama Walker. He'll play Jonathan, and first surface in the Halloween episode.

Producers Nahnatchka Khan and David Hemingson told THR in July that Chloe would meet her match this season -- with a twist.

"She's pulling another scam and halfway through, the guy flips the tables on her and she's taken aback," Khan said. "It's got to be somebody who can hold their own with Krysten. It's Chloe meeting her match, the 'Bastard in 407!' " 

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Season 2 of Apartment 23 premieres Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 9:30 p.m. on ABC. Hit the comments with your thoughts on what you're looking forward to seeing.

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