Exclusive: Guy Pearce to Orbit Sean Saves the World as New Love Interest for Sean

Guy Pearce Sean Saves the WorldA new Guy is about to shake up Sean’s love life.

Sean Saves the World has snagged Guy Pearce (Memento, Prometheus, Iron Man 3) to guest star as a romantic interest for Sean Hayes’ single-dad character, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Pearce will play a charming, thrill-seeking adventurer who Sean will do almost anything to impress. He’ll appear in the NBC sitcom’s 15th episode, which is slated to shoot in early 2014.

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Sean has been on something of a stunt-casting roll this week. On Tuesday, we reported that Hayes’ Will & Grace sidekick Megan Mullally will guest star later this season as his onscreen sis.

Pearce’s recent TV credits include a supporting turn in HBO’s Mildred Pierce miniseries, a role that netted him an Emmy in 2011.

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  1. TV God says:

    Hopefully all these guest roles, will add to the audience and ratings, so it won’t get cancelled!

  2. Ed says:

    I love this show. I hope it doesn’t get cancelled. But I also hope it doesn’t go the Will and Grace route and have a special guest star on every week. That’s what turned me off that show

    • Iakovos says:

      I agree. W&G was the show everyonwe wanted to do and NBC made thie most of that opportunity… although I think seasons 1 and 2 remain strongest as the focus was more on Will and Grace and the quirks and personalities of the four core characters were not yet exploited.

      SEAN SAVES THE WORLD is a nice sitcom. I would hope it can find footing and NBC can nurse this and THE MICHAEL J,. FOX SHOW to some degree of success. I like “old friends” back on the air.

  3. Mike says:

    Come on, Guy Pearce. You can do so much better than this.

  4. Al says:

    Guy Pearce?! Hoooooottttt! Lucky Sean Hayes lol!

  5. Jon says:

    Not even Guy Pearce can get me to tune in to this show again.

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  7. Jen says:

    I think it will be interesting to see Sean Hayes act with Guy since he already acted with Guy’s doppleganger Shawn Christian on an episode of W&G about 8 yrs. ago. Am I the only one who thinks they were separated at birth?

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