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Zoinks! Have the frights of Scream and a couple of Scooby Doo movies prepared Matthew Lillard to take on the biggest ghoul of all — Dr. Gregory House? We'll find out when the actor checks in to Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital on an upcoming episode of the Fox hit.

"I've been a fan of his for so long, so we offered the role to him," says House executive producer Katie Jacobs. "He's playing a bass player in a band who has been struggling for years and years. He finds himself in a very extreme circumstance in the beginning of the episode and becomes an unexpected hero. So how his life changes becomes the mystery."

Might Lillard rock out with accomplished musician Hugh Laurie? We'll just have to tune in and see...

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