Well, this is awkward... in a fictional sort of way.
"The Secret Circle," Kevin Williamson's
drama pilot for The CW.
"Queer as Folk"
fans may remember Harrington as Connor James, an actor hired to play the comic book version of Brian Kinney in a movie.
As "QOF" fans know, Brian was played by
Gale Harold, who was recently cast as Thomas Meade, the coven leader Diana's (Shelley Hennig) father. What's the saying we're looking for, something about a small world?
has confirmed that
Harrington, also known for his work on
has joined the project as a guest star and will be playing Adam's (
) father, Ethan Conant.
"Snakes on a Plane"
) has also been cast in a guest-starring role: Cassie's (
) deceased mother, Amelia Blake.
"The Secret Circle" follows Cassie as she moves to New Salem and discovers she is part of a secret coven of witches and may also be the key that will unlock a centuries-old battle of good versus evil.
Thomas, Ethan and Amelia were all part of their own coven when they were teenagers and share a complicated history.