Eragon actor Ed Speleers is set to play a supporting role in the UK TV soap ‘Echo Beach’, marking his first on-screen acting appearances since the Eragon movie. ‘Echo Beach’ is set in fictional Cornish coastal town, Polnarren, and focuses on ex-lovers Susan Penwarden, played by Martine McCutcheon and Daniel Marrack, played by Jason Donovan. Closely related to the series, ‘Moving Wallpaper’ is a tightly intertwined comedy based on the filming of ‘Echo Beach’, and focusing on the fictional producer Jonathan Pope, played by Ben Miller.
Both shows have been signed for twelve-episode runs, and will begin filming later this month. They will air together on UK channel ITV1, and are schedule to begin airing in 2008.Read more about ‘Echo Beach’ on IMDB here.