'Melrose Place' casts Shaun Sipos as Bad Boy 2.0

Shaun "Melrose Place" has found its Jake Hansen for the next generation.

The CW has cast Shaun Sipos for a lead role in its "Melrose Place" reboot that will help link it to the original series.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sipos, 27, will play David Patterson, son of bad boy Jake Hansen, played by Grant Show in the earlier incarnation.

Like his daddy, David is the good-looking bad boy. Although he grew up affluent, his bad-boy behavior has cut him off from the family's money.

This casting definitely opens up possibilities for Show to guest star as Jake himself.

Sipos has starred in short-lived series "Maybe It's Me," "Complete Savages" and "Shark." He joins the previously cast Ashlee Simpson-Wentz, Colin Egglesfield, Katie Cassidy, Jessica Lucas, Michael Rady and Stephanie Jacobson.

What do you think of the casting so far?

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