‘Torchwood’ star getting ‘Desperate’?

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Torchwood, the racy Doctor Who spinoff that just completed an epic 5-night miniseries titled “Children of Earth” that comprised its third season, has not yet officially earned a fourth season — and it may be about to lose its leading man.

John Barrowman
John Barrowman

John Barrowman, who plays the immortal, bisexual former Time Agent Captain Jack Harkness, is being courted by ABC for a role in its primtime soap opera, Desperate Housewives, according to statements the actor made on the BBC’s Radio One.

Barrowman, an openly gay American citizen who was born in Scotland, also has been rumored to be up for the title role in a Captain America film.

The actor and talent show presenter has a habit of raising eyebrows and exposing himself in interviews. Should things get out of hand on Wisteria Lane, can we count on the TARDIS to pop in and set things right?

Via Gawker/io9

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  • oh no no no no plz dont leave …….so love the show so love ya john aka jack plz say its not true u will be so missed

  • oh no no no no plz dont leave …….so love the show so love ya john aka jack plz say its not true u will be so missed