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Rome star Polly Walker has landed a recurring role on The Mentalist, TVLine reports.

Walker will play Senior FBI agent Alexa Shultz, a whip-smart alpha female who'll be introduced in the Season 5 premiere.

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In addition to her Golden Globe nominated run on Rome, Walker has appeared on Caprica and Sanctuary. She was most recently seen on the big screen in John Carter.The Mentalist will return in its new Sunday timeslot on Sept. 30 at 10/9c on CBS.