Dave Matthews of the Dave Matthews Band has inked a deal to portray the role of a musical savant in an upcoming episode of the hit U.S. medical TV series, "House".
The episode, which is due to air in March, will also star Hugh Laurie and Kurtwood Smith among others. The episode will, moreover, mark the directorial debut of "House" executive producer Katie Jacobs.
Matthews' acting credits include the 2005 feature "Because of Winn Dixie". He'll next be seen in the 2007 indie family feature "Lake City", being in the same scene with Sissy Spacek and Troy Garity.