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Exclusive: Franklin & Bash Snags Sean Astin For Super-Powered Guest Stint

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s onetime Goonie Sean Astin playing a poor man’s Superman on Franklin & Bash.

The Lord of the Rings vet has signed on to guest star in an episode of the TNT legal dramedy as a college security guard who dons a cape and tights by night to fight campus crime under the name Viper.

When he’s accused of killing a so-called culprit, he retains Franklin and Bash to defend him.

Astin will appear during the show’s upcoming second season. Other Season 2 guest stars include Jane Seymour and Peter Weller.