Patrick J. Adams Guests on ‘Orphan Black’: Other ‘Suits’ Stars Should Go Sci-Fi!

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"Suits" star Patrick J. Adams made headlines earlier this month when it was announced that he would guest star in the next season of BBC America's "Orphan Black." The series, which centers around a group of cloned women trying to understand their origins, has cast Adams as a "brave but regular guy" named Jesse.

Seeing Adams primed to make the transition from legal drama to sci-fi show has some "Suits" fans wondering if the other cast members should also do sci-fi. Here are some interesting ideas for pairing "Suits" actors with roles on popular sci-fi shows.

"Being Human"

The U.S. remake of "Being Human" is always in need of a good villain, and "Suits" star Rick Hoffman might just fit the bill. Hoffman plays Louis Litt, an antagonistic lawyer who is alternately sympathetic and manipulative. Hoffman also has an animalistic quality to his facial structure that might make him ideal for playing a werewolf!

"Doctor Who"

"Game of Thrones" star Michelle Fairley turned heads in Season 3 of "Suits." But despite her amazing popularity, this talented actress has yet to appear on one of the UK's biggest shows: "Doctor Who." While it's unlikely that Fairley would become a recurring companion character, she has the chops to take on a villainous role. Seeing her spar with Peter Capaldi could be quite interesting!

"Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Before he was on "Suits," actor Gabriel Macht starred in the superhero flick "The Spirit" opposite Samuel L. Jackson. It might be amusing to see Macht return to his superhero roots and guest star on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." If the show ever did a flashback episode, Macht has the right look to be an agent in the '40s, '50s, or '60s. "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is a fun show, but it could really benefit from Macht's natural charm.

"Person of Interest"

Gina Torres is one of the most in-demand actresses working in TV today, and it's kind of surprising she hasn't already been tapped to guest star on an episode of the popular series "Person of Interest." She's flexible enough to play a government official, a criminal, or even a former schoolmate of Harold's.


Even though "Helix" hasn't premiered yet, this upcoming series is one of the most-anticipated new shows for 2014. This medical thriller is set in the Arctic circle, and follows a group of researchers trying to understand a mysterious viral outbreak. Meghan Markle would fit right in with the cast of this upcoming series. Her performance on "Suits" as Rachel Zane proves that she excels at playing smart, complex characters. She would make a great doctor or researcher on the show.

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