Comedienne Whoopi Goldberg is in for a gender-bending new role - the actress has been cast to play a man on a new episode of U.S. TV drama LIFE ON MARS.
Goldberg will appear in the British TV remake as a soulful underground New York radio personality who goes by the name of Brother Love Butter.
Her character gets involved in the search for a Puerto Rican man accused of murdering a young African-American girl in the cameo role.
The episode is set to air in the U.S. on Thursday (06Nov08).