Is ABC staging a Castle-Brothers & Sisters crossover? Not quite, but Castle is borrowing B&S hunk Gilles Marini for a guest spot, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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Marini will play Tobias Strange, a world-famous magician, who is one of the key suspects in the murder of a New York City magic-shop owner. His episode, titled "Poof, You're Dead," is scheduled to air in early 2011.Marini, who turned his very revealing role in the first Sex and the City
movie into a near-win on the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars
, guest-starred on Brothers & Sisters
last season as a love interest for Rachel Griffiths
' Sarah. He became a series regular in Season 5.
Laura Prepon joins Castle as Nikki Heat
Marini's casting follows that of Laura Prepon
(That '70s Show
, October Road
). Prepon will play the actress portraying Nikki Heat, the character Castle (Nathan Fillion
) based on Beckett (Stana Katic
) in the film adaptation of one of his books.Are you excited to see Marini on Castle