Law & Order: Special Victims Unit kicks off its 14th season by asking what once may have been an unthinkable question: Is Capt. Cragen a murderer?
"He should have not put that dead hooker in his bed," executive producer Warren Leight tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "Even if we know Capt. Cragen, it's just never good to wake up with a dead hooker in your bed. That means you did something wrong."
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But did he? While Cragen (Dann Florek) comes under investigation, Detective Benson (Mariska Hargitay) will work furiously to prove his innocence, even though she has a new temporary captain (guest star Adam Baldwin) breathing down her neck. As Benson gets closer to the truth, she'll learn what Leight says is a theme for the season: Everybody has secrets...
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent's Kathryn Erbe is heading over to Law & Order: SVU, TVGuide.com has learned.
Erbe will reprise her role as Det. Alexandra Eames and will cross paths with the SVU team when its investigation into a sex trafficking ring uncovers a connection to terrorists, according to TVLine, which first reported the news.
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The director has called cut. The film has stopped rolling. The extras have been sent home. Still, despite advertisements touting Sunday's Law & Order: Criminal Intent as the series finale, star Kathryn Erbe is still hopeful the show could live on.
"I know that I would be there in a heartbeat. I'm fairly positive that Vincent [D'Onofrio] feels the same way. Everyone was really hoping that, in the 11th hour, we'd get some word," she tells TVGuide.com. "Whether the fans are able to muscle us back or not, who knows. They have amazing power...
She's a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and an award-winning author, but "Godmother of Punk" Patti Smith says picking up acting wasn't so easy.
"I've never really acted, but I highly respect the craft," she says of her upcoming role on Law & Order: Criminal Intent. "I knew that it wasn't going to be simple, but it was a little more daunting...