John Barrowman joining 'Desperate Housewives'

Friday January 29, 2010

Torchwood star John Barrowman has been reportedly signed up to star as a 'baddie' in hit US TV show, Desperate Housewives.

According to the Mail, the 42-year-old actor will make an appearance as the main villain in the last section of the current season, series six.

It's thought he will fly to LA in March to start filming on Wisteria Lane opposite lead actresses Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross and Eva Longoria Parker.

His episodes will be shown in his native UK around May or June.

According to the newspaper, the 42-year-old met with Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry last week after the producer saw him in episodes of Torchwood, in which he plays Captain Jack Harness.

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