Audrina Patridge Returns to The Hills

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Audrina Patridge has officially signed on to star in the next season of The Hills.

After weeks of negotiations, Us has learned exclusively she will return to the show that made her famous. "Production will resume shortly after the new year. Next week, Patridge begins filming the pilot episode of her currently unnamed spinoff show, also for MTV . The new show will be produced by Mark Burnett."