Friday, January 29, 2010

John Barrowman set to join Desperate Housewives as...


John Barrowman is heading to Hollywood to play the 'bad guy' on TV hit Desperate Housewives.

The Torchwood and Dr Who star will guest star in several episodes on the long-running show about the goings on in fictional Wisteria Lane.

Barrowman, 42, will fly to Los Angeles early March to film with Desperate Housewives leading ladies Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross and Eva Longoria Parker.

Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry is keeping the plotlines involving Barrowman secret.

However, The Daily Mail can reveal that he will be the show's main villain in the last section of the current season, series six.

The show returned to British TV this week but has been running in the U.S. for months.

Episodes featuring Barrowman will be broadcast in the America later in the Spring and around May/ June in the UK.

Executive producer Cherry met with Barrowman last week after watching him in episodes of Torchwood.

He was very taken by Barrowman's Captain Jack Harkness character.

While he's in LA Barrowman will meet up with old friend Russell T .Davies.

Dr Who and Torchwood Writer Davies has been working in LA writing a Torchwood series for America's Fox TV. It will be a co-production between Fox and BBC TV.

Casting is way off. Barrowman will just being saying 'Hi' to Davies, not asking to be cast in the U.S. Torchwood.