In 2005, Jessica Alba portrayed Sue Storm in the big screen adaption and again in the sequel.
La Fea mas Bella (a Mexican telenovela and adaption of Yo Soy Betty la Fea) is one such program.
While this Scotsman's popularity soared when he was cast as the tenth Doctor in Doctor Who, Tennant first came to public attention for his turn as Barty Crouch Jr. in the film adaption of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Actress Salma Hayek, herself a star of one telenovelas, helped bring Ugly Betty (another adaption of Yo Soy Betty la Fea) to the ABC primetime lineup.
The Mists of Avalon - In this adaption of the Marion Zimmer Bradley novels, Merlin is the title of Taliesin, the Archdruid of Britain.