Desperate Housewives Season 7 Spoilers: Mystery Stars?

Wicked Local is reporting that Desperate Housewives on ABC is currently casting for two characters:

Althea: A smart, sophisticated African-American woman in her early 30s who left her restaurant business in Chicago to return to her roots and family on Wisteria Lane.

They are also casting for an:

African-American woman in her mid 50s to portray Althea’s mother.