TVLine Items: John Noble on Forever, Syfy's Damon/Affleck Pilot and More

John Noble Forever

John Noble is coming to Forever — but don’t worry, he’s not bringing the apocalypse with him.

The Sleepy Hollow and Fringe vet will guest-star on the ABC drama’s May 5 season finale, EW.com reports.

Noble will play Aubrey Griffin, a wheelchair-bound expert of history and antiques. When a museum curator dies with a cursed Roman dagger in her possession, Aubrey gets caught up in solving the mystery behind the weapon.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Syfy has given a pilot order to Incorporated, an espionage thriller from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s Pearl Street Films, with the actors attached to executive-produce. The potential series — which is set in a future where companies have unlimited power — centers on Ben Larson, an executive who is forced to change his identity in order to infiltrate the corporate world and save the woman he loves.

* Dallas Roberts (The Walking Dead, The Good Wife) has been cast in the upcoming Chicago Fire/Law & Order: SVU/Chicago PD crossover episodes, airing April 28 and 29. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Roberts will play Greg Yates, a charming doctor who is pegged as the prime suspect in a series of rapes and murders.

* Netflix announced Monday that in 2016 it will release Special Correspondents, an original feature film written and directed by Derek‘s Ricky Gervais. Eric Bana (The Other Boleyn Girl) stars in the film as an arrogant but struggling radio journalist, who fakes front-line war reports from the comfort of his Manhattan hideout.

* A&E has cancelled its new reality show Neighbors With Benefits after just two episodes, Deadline reports. There are currently no plans to run the seven unaired installments, which follow married couples in suburban Ohio as they live a “swinger” lifestyle.

* All My Children vet Cameron Mathison will soon join Entertainment Tonight as a full-time correspondent and weekend co-anchor, TheWrap reports, though his exact start date is unclear.

* TNT has released a two-minute trailer for Season 2 of The Last Ship, premiering Sunday, June 21. Check it out below: