News Briefs: Darth Vader, Van Halen, and Paris

... The Daily Show's John Oliver will appear in at least two of the first 12 episodes of Community, NBC's forthcoming comedy about community college. We're still on the fence about the show, which comes from a Sarah Silverman Program vet and stars Joel McHale and Chevy Chase -- the world does not need another National Lampoon.

... Legendary Darth Vader voicer James Earl Jones will guest-star in the upcoming fourth season of House. Jones will play President Antipas Dibala, and African dictator who comes to the hospital as a patient. [via The Ausiello Files]

... Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen will make a cameo appearance on the September 21 season premiere of CBS's Two and a Half Men. [via Hollywood Insider]

... Semi-legendary Tom Arnold is returning to TV. The actor has signed a blind script deal with Universal Media Studios to write and produce a half-hour comedy for NBC. [via Variety]

... And finally, legendary airhead Paris Hilton will guest-star in episode five of the new season of Supernatural. Alas, there's no word yet on who the heiress will play.

Source: E! Online


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