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Joshua Jackson returning to series TV

by Anna Johns, posted Feb 1st 2006 12:47PM
Joshua_JacksonJoshua Jackson just landed the lead role in a CBS legal drama that, so far, does not have a title. Jackson, also known as Pacey Witter (heart!) from Dawson's Creek, is fresh off the stage in England where he acted with Patrick Stewart in a David Mamet play. He also shot a couple of indie movies last year.

In the new series, Jackson will play a first-year lawyer, badgered by a firm partner, whose career takes an important turn when he is assigned the case of a death row inmate. The series is produced by Carol Mendelsohn, one of the producers of the CSI franchise.

Maybe 2006 is the year of the Dawson's Creek kids? Katie Holmes will allegedly give birth to Tom Cruise's baby later this year and Michelle Williams may or may not win an Oscar for her role in Brokeback Mountain. Now, where on earth is James van der Beek?

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Apparently Van Der Beek is doing a movie called The Plague, which I think will be received quite a bit differently by critics than was Brokeback Mountain. And I am not sure if having Tom Cruise's baby qualifies as a good thing. That dude flat-out just gives me the wiggins.

February 01 2006 at 2:57 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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