Mission: Impossible heavyweight Ving Rhames has joined the cast of the Smallville spin-off pilot starring newcomer Will Toale as Aquaman née A.C. Curry. Rhames, whose last TV venture was USA Network's Kojak revival, will play McCaffrey, a lighthouse keeper (not to be confused with a light housekeeper) who serves as a mentor to A.C. His first bit of advice: "Steer clear of tartar sauce."
Jack Colvin, best known for playing relentless tabloid reporter Jack McGee in the 1970s series The Incredible Hulk, died last Thursday of complications following a stroke. He was 71. Recalling his most memorable TV foray, Colvin once told the Los Angeles Times, "When they told me the title, I laughed. But then they gave me two scripts to read and I knew the series would go." Hulk, with Bill Bixby in the lead, ran from 1977 to 1982.