Dick Wolf

Now that NBC has assembled the cast of Law & Order: Los Angeles, you might be curious about the team's first case. Series creator Dick Wolf promised he wouldn't shy away from stories based on real Tinseltown scandals, and is following up on that by titling his first episode "Hollywood."

The story finds the team, including Alfred Molina's Morales, Skeet Ulrich's Rex, and Terrence Howard's district attorney, investigating a crime involving a young Hollywood starlet named Chelsea (played by Shark's Danielle Panabaker) and a wannabe actor named Sam (played by Wyatt Russell, the son of Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn).

Also appearing in the Sept. 29 series premiere: Saw actress Shawnee Smith as Chelsea's mom, Trudy; Supernatural's Jim Beaver as Sam's dad, Frank; and The Mummy's Oded Fehr as the villainous Manto.  

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