From "Scoop: 'Desperate Housewives' snags John Barrowman"
Desperate Housewives boss Marc Cherry has accomplished his mission to bring Captain Jack to Wisteria Lane!
A Housewives insider confirms that Torchwood’s John Barrowman is joining the ABC soap later this season for a minimum of five episodes. The actor will play the Big Bad at the center of the Angie (Drea de Matteo) mystery.
Last summer, Cherry — a big Torchwood fan — met with Barrowman to discuss the possibility of him visiting Wisteria Lane at some point. It was just a matter of finding the right role.
Barrowman’s arc will kick off in early April and span the final five episodes of the season.