Paget Brewster, Emily Prentiss of Criminal Minds, little hiatus from TV won’t last much longer. She is set to appear in the two hour season premiere of Law & Order: SVU this fall.
The season premiere is set to debut on Wednesday, September 26th with Brewster starring as the head of the Public Integrity Unit of the District Attorney’s Office. She will be handling the case regarding Captain Cragen (Dan Florek), who is under investigation for murder after waking up next to a dead woman in the last finale.
THR reports that guests such as Pippa Black, Ron Rifkin, Peter Jacobson, Brooke Smith, Laura Benanti and Dean Winters will also star in the premiere.
Brewster, who first appeared in hit TV-sitcom Friends, has also appeared in Two and Half Men, Huff and Controls the Universe. Originally, Brewster departed the set of Criminal Minds in 2011, but later returned after when the show revealed her character’s faked death.
UTA and The Burstein Company represents her, and Joel McKuin acts as her lawyer.