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Exclusive: Bones' David Boreanaz Crosses Over to The Finder... as a Director

David Boreanaz is is putting his director’s hat back on — but it won’t be the Bones cameras he’ll be stepping behind.

The actor has signed on to direct an episode of The Finder, the Bones spinoff that will launch at midseason while the mothership goes on a break to accommodate star Emily Deschanel’s pregnancy.

“David’s directing one of our episodes,” says Geoff Stults, The Finder‘s titular crime solver.

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Not only that, but Boreanaz — a four-time helmer on Bones — is also expected to pay an on screen visit as Booth. “It’s going to happen, for sure,” maintains Stults of the possibility of Bones actors crossing over. “We’re not exactly sure who and when, but it’s happening. … David’s going to be there. I think honestly the only one that’s for sure not is Emily because of her pregnancy.”

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And while there’s been “a little talk about T.J. [Thyne]” journeying to Florida, Stults would personally like to see Hodgins’ other half make the trek. “I say every day that I want Michaela [Conlin] to come on over because she’s the only girl in Hollywood who’s my height,” says the six-foot, three-inch actor with a laugh. “And she’s a friend of mine.”