Elisabetta Canalis, “The Actress” (Formerly “The Girlfriend”)

George Clooney’s constant awards season companion, Elisabetta Canalis, will soon make her US acting debut.  According to People,  Canalis will guest-star on the TNT drama Leverage when the series starts its third season this summer.  

Leverage, starring Timothy Hutton, follows a group of con artists who take revenge on those who use their power and money to victimize others.  Canalis will appear in five episodes and her mysterious character will only be known as “The Italian.”  Saucy.

Canalis was spotted on the set of her new comedy, A Natale Mi Sposo (I’ll Marry At Christmas) on March 18th, 2010 in Rome, Italy.