‘Law & Order: SVU’ Enlists Brooke Shields for Major Recurring Role

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Law & Order: SVU is adding a very familiar face to the mix for season 19.Brooke Shields has been tapped for a major recurring role on the long-running NBC drama, THR first reported.   Details on her character are being kept under wraps other than the tease that her role will shake up Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) world. Brooke-Shields-2“I play a very different character from any I have ever played,” Shields said in a statement. “I’m excited to stir the SVU pot a bit.”

 

Shields is the second new addition to the Universal TV drama.  Phillip Winchester will also  join the SVU cast full-time midseason, reprising his Chicago Justice role of lawyer Peter Stone.

 

Law & Order: SVU returns Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 9 p.m. on NBC.

 

 

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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