Network television is getting a bit more manly next season, with a bunch of familiar--albeit older--faces headed to new roles on shows.
Jeff Goldblum will be joining the cast of Law & Order: Criminal Intent next season, reports Variety. Goldblum's addition comes at the cost of another's departure--Chris Noth is leaving the show. Goldblum will likely have a similar workload as Noth had, which saw the actor appear in about half of last season's episodes.
Goldblum has a few television credits under his belt, but the majority of his notoriety comes from films such as The Fly, Jurassic Park, and Independence Day.
Variety also reports that Criminal Intent producers are still trying to work out a deal to retain Vincent D'Onofrio, who plays Detective Robert Goren.
Ladies in love with older men with piercing blue eyes should cross their fingers and hope that ABC's pilot Prince of Motor City gets turned into a full-fledged series. Rutger Hauer (Ladyhawke, Blade Runner) and Aidan Quinn (Legends of the Fall) have signed on to the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The pair will play brothers--one living, one dead and appearing as a ghost--in the drama about a man who returns to Detroit to take over the family business.
Speaking of blue eyes, Neal McDonough--recently seen in Sci Fi Channel's miniseries Tin Man, also has a new job. The actor has been added to ABC's Desperate Housewives as a possible romantic interest for Nicolette Sheridan's character, according to the Reporter.