updated 09/11/2007 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 09/11/2007 AT 4:20 PM ET
Now we know what a “cocky, enigmatic frontman” for a legendary rock band looks like: Kevin Federline with a Mohawk.
“I’m really into the acting thing,” Federline tells Extra. “I’m loving it!”
As are producers, who cast him for a two-episode arc but may want him back for more, calling him a “perfect fit” to play the frontman for No Means Yes, a rock band in the show’s fictional setting of Tree Hill, N.C,
“I kind of play this self-obsessed wannabe rock star,” he says. “You know, a guy that really takes himself too seriously.”
Federline, whose only other credits were a guest spot on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and a self-parodizing turn in an insurance commercial, says the new work suits him.
Asked about his music aspirations Federline, who released an album last year, answered: “[I’m] definitely more focused on the acting thing.”