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Joshua Jackson is on the 'Fringe'

Joshua Jackson is on the 'Fringe'

Joshua Jackson has been cast as one of the leads in the new FOX drama, Fringe, according to EW.

Writer-producer J.J. Abrams (Felicity, Alias, Lost) cast Jackson, 29, as a member of a unit investigating sci-fi mysteries.

Fringe is shooting a two-hour pilot with a reported $10-million-plus budget this month.

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  • Annika

    YES! That’s awesome. Finally we’ll get our dose of Jonathan again. ;)

  • hlloilvy

    I don’t know who he is, but he’s cuuute.

  • Annika

    YES! That’s awesome. Now I’ll definitely watch the show!

  • Annika

    Woops, sorry. double

  • Kate

    number 5. not too bad.
    hes pretty cuuute. =) hah

  • nikki

    love joshua jackson

  • [☆F a m o u s☆]

    sounds like a craptastic x-files wannabe. i hope the rest of the cast doesn’t suck hilary-clinton-balls.

  • a

    yayyy, it’ll be good to see him on the screen again. joey and pacey forever! :) and i loveee j.j abrams. felicity and lost are some of my favorite shows!!!!!!

  • meaghan

    Yay!! Josh so deserves this. :) I really hope this works out and does well. <3 Pacey & Joey

  • meaghan

    Yay!! Josh so deserves this. :) I really hope this works out and does well. <3 Pacey & Joey

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  • abby

    yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy :)

  • Suzie

    Finally! I think he’s so underappreciated as an actor. He’s been amazing in everything he’s been in. It should have been Pacey’s Creek. (love Joey and Pacey!)

  • Suzy



  • sTEPH

    yeah!!! my fav actor. i love u so much Josh.. and of course…. JOEY & PACEY FOREVER!!!!

  • rachel

    aw pacey and joey…i miss them.

    yay for josh being back on tv!!

  • m.

    Yay! Two brilliant JJ’s. Should be great! :D

  • ana

    i miss joshua. i´m glad he is back

  • Wes

    Televisionary has a review of the pilot script:

    Looks like JJ Abrams has another hit on his hands.

  • Zac Fan

    Completely agree with you Suzie (#13)! :-)

    This is exciting news…I was sad when I didn’t get to see Josh on Grey’s Anatomy after all. I hope this works out well for him. I know I’ll watch. :-)

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  • Lorelai

    So… i guess this completely finishes his chances of appearing on Greys Anatomy like he was supposed to before the strike, right?

  • AnIntelligentMind

    I didn’t know he was slated for a GA appearance. Was it going to be a recurring role?

  • l in philly

    best. news. ever!!!!! yay!

  • Rosie

    AWESOME news! :))))))))))

  • noelle

    welcome back josh!

  • Hollie

    I love Josh but everytime I see him his eyes are like hella bloodshot…I don’t know if I can tollerate another celebrity rehab stint…I hope he has his sh** together

  • johnnyk

    First pics of Joshua on the set of Fringe at

  • Tom

    Joshua Jackson is an awful actor…just dreadful. I’m bored to death watching this kid. Fringe has several problems, but I would put the casting of this bore as number 1.