Julianne Nicholson is returning to the Law & Order franchise. The Wrap reports the Eyewitness star has joined NBC’s upcoming TV show Law & Order: True Crime.
From executive producer Dick Wolf, season one of the anthology drama will follow the events surrounding the trial of Erik and Lyle Menendez, two brothers who were accused of murdering their parents in the early ’90s. The cast also includes Anthony Edwards, Edie Falco, Gus Halper, and Miles Gaston Villanueva.
On Law & Order: True Crime, Nicholson will play defense attorney Jill Lansing. The actor previously appeared on Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Dick Wolf’s 2006 NBC series Conviction.
A premiere date has not yet been set for Law & Order: True Crime.
What do you think? Are you a fan of the Law & Order franchise? Will you watch the new series?