Former Big Love star Chloe Sevigny is returning to TV with a guest role on NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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Sources tell us that Sevigny will play a stay-at-home mom who is attacked and kidnapped while video-chatting with her husband, who's halfway around the world. She is slated to start shooting the episode next week. NBC declined to comment on the casting.
Sevigny is the latest big-name actor to visit SVU this season following Andre Braugher and Harry Connick Jr., the latter of whom is currently appearing in a four-episode arc as the love interest of Mariska Hargitay's Olivia Benson.
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Before her Golden Globe-winning role as sister wife Nicollette Grant on HBO's Big Love, Sevigny made her television debut on Will & Grace in 2004. On the big screen, she is best known for Oscar-nominated role opposite Hilary Swank in Boys Don't Cry. She has also appeared in such films as American Psycho, Shattered Glass, and Zodiac and is reportedly attached to the upcoming biopic of porn star Linda Lovelace.
SVU airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on NBC.