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Even superheroes need lawyers, or at least the ones on Franklin & Bash do.

Mark-Paul Gosselaar is engaged

Sean Astin will play a college security guard by day, caped crime fighter named Viper by night on an upcoming Season 2 episode of Franklin & Bash, TVLine reports. He runs into trouble when he's accused of killing a culprit and turns to Jared Franklin and Peter Bash (Breckin Meyer, Mark-Paul Gosselaar) for help.

The Lord of the Rings star joins Jane Seymour and Peter Weller as other upcoming Franklin & Bash guest stars. The second season will air in the summer of 2012.