One of NBC's returning series is about to get some super help in a few new episodes this season. According to Entertainment Weekly's Aussielo Files, Brandon Routh will be appearing on the third season of NBC's Chuck.

The site is reporting that Routh (Superman Returns) will be appearing in a multi-episode arc as Shaw, a spy who is taking control over Operation Bartowski, and who also will rival Chuck's affections for Sarah.

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It was said that Routh will first appear on the fourth episode of Chuck's third season.