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Ashmore enters WAREHOUSE 13

Aaron Ashmore, who portrayed the iconic character Jimmy Olsen in Smallville, will join the cast of Syfy’s series Warehouse 13 as “Steve Jinks,” a young ATF agent with an innate ability to detect when someone’s lying. Jinks is recruited by the all-powerful Mrs. Frederic (CCH Pounder) to be Pete Lattimer’s (Eddie McClintock) new Warehouse 13 partner.

Ashmore has played gay in Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story about a teen who takes on the Canadian School Board in order to bring his male date to the prom.

In addition to Smallville and Prom Queen, Ashmore has appeared in series such as In Plain Sight, Veronica Mars and Fringe. The third season of Warehouse 13 will return with 13 new episodes beginning this summer.

Warehouse 13 follows follows a team of government agents who work at a massive, top-secret storage facility in windswept South Dakota which houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and preternatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government. The Warehouse’s caretaker Artie Nielsen (Saul Rubinek) charges Pete Lattimer (McClintock), Myka Bering (Kelly) and young apprentice Claudia Donovan (Allison Scagliotti) with chasing down reports of supernatural and paranormal activity in search of new objects to cache at the Warehouse, as well as helping him to control the Warehouse itself.

The New Wonder Woman is Adrianne Palicki.

This was fast! The new Wonder Woman is Adrianne Palicki.

TV Line reports

Here’s a piece of casting news that can only — especially given the situation — be described as super: Friday Night Lights beauty Adrianne Palicki has been tapped to star as Wonder Woman in the much-talked about pilot for NBC, TVLine has learned.

What do you think?

Henry Cavill is the New Superman!

Warner Brothers and Director Zach Snyder announced January 30, 2011:

Henry Cavill, the star of Showtime’s “The Tudors,” has been cast as iconic superhero Superman in a film to be directed by Zack Snyder, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures confirmed in a statement Jan. 30.

“In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time, and I am honored to be a part of his return to the big screen,” Snyder said. “I also join Warner Bros., Legendary and the producers in saying how excited we are about the casting of Henry. He is the perfect choice to don the cape and ‘S’ shield.”

Cavill will be seen later this year playing Greek warrior Theseus in director Tarsem Singh‘s action picture “Immortals,” and opposite Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver in the thriller “The Cold Light of Day.”

Source: Yahoo! Movie News

You’ve seen him flashing all the skin Showtime allows while he co-starred in the “Tudors”.  Considering his ample gifts AND his acting ability, let’s hope they don’t Ken Doll his suit they way the did the last actor who donned the cape and the big red S.

Commander Adama is a Twink!

SyFy announced today that Luke Pasqualino, late of the third and fourth seasons of SKINS, has been signed to play young Commander William Adama in the upcoming BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: BLOOD AND CHROME series.

EW reports:

Pasqualino will star as the young, talented fighter pilot William Adama, a recent Academy graduate who finds himself assigned to the newest Battlestar in the Colonial fleet: the Galactica. Full of ambition and in pursuit of the intense action that the Cylon war promises, Adama quickly finds himself at odds with Coker (Cotton), the battle-weary officer to whom he reports. With 45 days left in his tour of duty, Coker desires an end to battle just as much as Adama craves the start of it. Though they clash at first, the two men forge an unlikely bond when a routine mission turns dangerous and becomes a pivotal one for the desperate fleet.

Mostly unknown on this side of the Ocean, Pasqualino biggest role to date was as weedsmoking, skateboarding, laidback Freddie McClair ; in that long running series. He’ll next be seen in in THE APPARITION, a horror film also starring Tom Felton.

BLOOD AND CHROME begins shooting shortly. Expect the TV movie to premiere in the fall. If all goes well, a new series will debut in 2012.

Source: ‘Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome’ stars revealed: Here’s the new Adama — EXCLUSIVE | Inside TV |

Dominic Purcell in BLOOD AND SAND? (Nope!)

Is former prison break star Dominic Purcell the new lead for SPARTACUS: BLOOD AND SAND? Deadline Hollywood is reporting that he’s in last minute consideration for the lead, an actor with a name that producers are interested in to replace ailing star Andy Whitfield.

[Jumping in here to update. STARZ just announced it's Liam McIntyre who got the role of Spartacus. We noted the stories going around last week that he'd gotten the part, but that Starz was still making sure there wasn't someone better. McIntyre got the part based on his resemblance to departed star Whitfield. According to Deadline Hollywood, McIntyre is being asked to bulk up for the role, to match the studiliness of the former lead.

Source: Deadline Hollywood. --DQM]