Hollywood heart-throb Freddie Prinze Jr has signed up to play WILLIAM SHATNER's underachieving son in David E Kelley's upcoming drama Boston LEGAL.

Prinze Jr, married to his Scooby-Doo co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar, will appear in two episodes as DANNY CRANE, the son of Shatner's attorney DENNY CRANE who opens his own law office.

Boston Legal, which debuts in America on 26 September (04), will feature James Spader, Mark Valley and Rhona Mitra.

Former ER beauty Elizabeth Mitchell will also guest star on the show.

10/08/2004 02:28