British actor Rupert Everett has signed on for and extended guest appearance on ABC’s “Boston Legal,” appearing on three late-season episodes of the legal show.
Everett will play Malcolm Holmes, described as a “charming civil litigator.” Holmes will apparently cause friction in and out of the court room.
Best known as Julia Roberts’ best friend in “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” Madonna’s best friend in “The Next Best Thing” and Matthew Broderick’s worst enemy in “Inspector Gadget,” Everett’s television credits include the recent production of “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” and the pilot “Mr. Ambassador.” He was also the voice of Prince Charming in “Shrek 2.” Everett will next be heard in “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe.”
“Boston Legal” has a history of scoring major guest stars, including Freddie Prinze Jr., Dana Delany, Carl Reiner, Chi McBride, Shelley Long, Kerry Washington and Al Sharpton.