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Penn Badgley Joins Ethan Hawke’s Biker Cymbeline

GOSSIP GIRL-- "High Infidelity"-- Pictured: Penn Badgley as Dan Humphrey

Sure, we'll start with that biker: The contemporary update of the Shakespeare play will involve a war "between dirty cops and drug-dealing bikers." Anyway, Ethan Hawke will reportedly star, though his role has not been announced; Ed Harris will play King Cymbeline; Milla Jovovich has signed on as his Queen; and yes, Penn Badgely is your Posthumous, a.k.a. the guy who secretly marries the King's daughter and then gets in all sorts of life-or-death trouble. The Lonely Boy's path is never easy.

Photo: PAT HARBRON/CW