Superman's Brandon Routh joining NBC's Chuck

Superman Returns star Brandon Routh is joining NBC's Chuck for a multi-episode arc in the show's new season in March 2010,'s Michael Ausiello reported.

Routh's character, Shaw, is a mysterious new spy who takes control as the new leader of Operation Bartowski, becoming a mentor to Chuck and a rival in his affections for Sarah.

Chuck will return on NBC after the Olympics in March.

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