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Scott Bakula has been approached for a recurring role on Desperate Housewives, has confirmed.

As first reported by TVLine, Bakula would play Bree's yet-to-be-named new lawyer. In the original casting call, the character is described as a charming, conservative man who would appear in four or five episodes through the end of the ABC drama's final season.

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Bakula, 57, last starred on TNT's critically acclaimed Men of a Certain Age for two seasons as carefree actor-turned car salesman Terry. A Golden Globe winner for his performance on Quantum Leap, he is also known for his roles on Star Trek: Enterprise and Chuck.

Desperate Housewives airs Sundays at 9/8c on ABC. Are you excited to see Bakula back on the small screen?