Pilot Scoop: Off the Map's Martin Henderson Joins The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives

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Martin Henderson is preparing to play doctor again.

The Off the Map actor has joined NBC’s The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives‘ off-cycle pilot, TVLine has learned.

He’ll play Kyle Dunn, a former flight surgeon and astronaut who returns home after a prolonged absence and finds life with his family isn’t what it seems.

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Wives, an evening soap/thriller about three suburban couples affected by a murder, is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer Television; Entourage‘s Perrey Reeves and Soul Food‘s Nicole Ari Parker have been cast as two of the wives.

Henderson, who hails from New Zealand, played clinic-running doc Ben Keever in ABC’s short-lived medical drama, Off the Map. In addition to appearing in an episode of House, the actor has had roles on several Australian dramas, including Big Sky and Sweat.

Comments (8)

  • Love him…will definitely have to put this on my schedule!!

    Comment by CarolH – October 4, 2012 03:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll be watching, love him.

    Comment by Isabelle – October 4, 2012 03:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This title made me think “It’s like The Secret Life of the American Teenager except for adults…and probably a million times better!” Haha I’ll watch if it gets a series pick up.

    Comment by iMember – October 4, 2012 03:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Been a big fan of Martin since his days on “Shortland Street” so i will definitely check this out when it airs

    Comment by Michelle – October 4, 2012 03:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Is it just me or does he look a lot like John Ritter?

    Comment by Matt – October 4, 2012 04:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I can’t wait to watch it!!!!!!!!!!!! For Martin only ;)

    Comment by Dagmara – October 4, 2012 10:24 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He’s also currently playing a Julian Assange esk character on an Australian show called Rake which is currently looking at being remade in the US.

    Comment by Jane – October 5, 2012 01:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • i love him he is very hot.waiting for watching this movie.

    Comment by mosi – October 15, 2012 08:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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