Call Vinny Chase. There may actually be an Aquaman project floating around Hollywood. Despite the jokey Entourage plotline, the producers of Smallville may be serious about spinning off a series based on Superman’s waterlogged pal, thanks to the modest ratings success of an episode last month that introduced the character (played by Alan Ritchson, left, with Erica Durance as Lois Lane) to the WB drama. The New York Post notes that DC Comics has told Cartoon Network’s Justice League Unlimited not to include the scaly hero in future plotlines, which suggests that he’s being saved for use elsewhere.

Would you watch an Aquaman series on The WB? Still dreaming of an Aquaman feature, a la Entourage? Or does the idea of an Aquaman-centered project seem fishy to you?

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