05/09/2011 08:51 BST | Updated 05/11/2011 05:12 GMT

Elisha Cuthbert Stars In 'Happy Endings' To 'Rediscover' Herself

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Elisha Cuthbert has revealed she opted to try her hand at comedy in a bid to "rediscover herself".

The 29-year-old stars in ensemble sitcom Happy Endings, the story of six friends living in Chicago, whose world is rocked when Elisha's character leaves her fiance at the altar.

The 24 actress said: "It's like a learning process every day, I feel like this is why I wanted to do the show, this is why I wanted to do a comedy, to rediscover myself and do something fresh and new."

She added: "I had so much fun doing 24, I thought if I'm going to go back to TV I need something of a change and a little bit of a challenge and this seemed right."