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Casting Roundup: John Schneider Joins 'Desperate Housewives,' 'House' Lines Up Guests and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Sep 15th 2010 1:30PM
John SchneiderJonathan Kent is the father of Metallo! Well, sort of.

'Smallville' and 'Dukes of Hazzard' veteran John Schneider is heading to Wisteria Lane to play the father of Brian Austin Green's character, Keith, on 'Desperate Housewives.' 'Smallville' fans will know Green as the villainous Metallo.

According to The Ausiello Files, Schneider will appear in multiple episodes of the primetime ABC soap beginning with season 7's seventh episode.

Schneider recently popped up on TV Land's 'Hot in Cleveland' and 'Leverage.' He's returning to 'Smallville' for its final season in the show's season premiere, which is titled 'Lazarus.' Green, the former 'Beverly Hills, 90210' star, appeared on three episodes of 'Smallville' last season.

In other casting news ...

'The Wire' actor Jamie Hector will guest on Fox's 'Lie to Me.' Hector shot to fame as the drug lord Marlo on the HBO drama. On 'Lie to Me,' he'll be on the wrong side of the law yet again. [Hollywood Reporter]

'House' is rounding up some familiar faces. Matthew Lillard has booked a guest role on the Fox medical drama. Lillard will play a bass player in a band who becomes an unexpected hero. [TV Guide] Also booking 'House' stints are Dylan Baker and Amy Irving. [Hollywood Reporter]

Pop singer Robyn will appear on The CW's 'Gossip Girl.' Robyn will appear as a surprise guest at Blair's birthday party and perform her hit song "Hang With Me." [Zap2It]

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Jan Crump

Can't wait - I bet he'll do well and be interesting. Very sexy man!

September 15 2010 at 9:59 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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