Law & Order: Organized Crime adds American Horror Story's Dylan McDermott
New Law & Order spin-off Organized Crime has added American Horror Story's Dylan McDermott to its cast.
While it's unclear who exactly he'll be playing, he will join Law & Order favourites Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay as Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson, respectively.
Organized Crime will act as a spin-off to Special Victims Unit, with Stabler now heading the organized crime unit after a "devastating personal loss".
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"Stabler will aim to rebuild his life as part of a new elite task force that is taking apart the city's most powerful criminal syndicates one by one," the synopsis adds.
McDermott's addition to the fold comes after Hargitay shared a behind-the-scenes look at the new show with a selfie including Meloni, as well as two photos of chairs with 'Stabler' and 'Benson' written on them.
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The duo originally appeared in SVU for 12 seasons together, with Meloni's return marking the first time in a decade that he's played the role.
Ilene Chaiken will serve as showrunner for Organized Crime's first season after signing an overall deal with Universal Television. Her previous credits include The L Word, Empire and The Handmaid's Tale.
Law & Order: SVU airs Thursdays on NBC in the US. The show airs on Sky Witness in the UK, with select episodes available on NOW TV.
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