Mira Sorvino by Paul Morigi/WireImage.com Mira Sorvino by Paul Morigi/WireImage.com

Can Mighty Aphrodite crack the Da Vinci Code? Fresh from her Super Bowl-night turn on House, Mira Sorvino has signed on to star in The Last Templar, an NBC miniseries based on Raymond Khoury's best-selling novel ( shop Amazon), says Variety. The Academy Award winner will play a Manhattan archaeologist who goes searching for the medieval Knights Templar, while Victor Garber ( Alias) costars as Monsignor De Angelis, who helps in the quest. Shooting begins next month in Montreal and Morocco.