Disney Channel has ordered additional second-season episodes of the hit comedy series "The Suite Life on Deck" and will bring aboard a new character played by actor Larramie "Doc" Shaw ("House of Payne"). The series is in production in Hollywood and is a spin-off of the Emmy-nominated "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody." It stars Dylan Sprouse (winner of the 2009 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite TV Actor), Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song, Debby Ryan and Phill Lewis.
As for this new character...
Episodes debuting in Fall 2009 will introduce a new character, Marcus Little, a former singing sensation whose career ended when his voice changed, so he's now making a fresh start by studying world music at Seven Seas High on the SS Tipton.