Variety is reporting that Heather Graham (The Hangover), Elizabeth Reaser (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn) and Larry Cedar (Mad Men) has signed on to the cast of the upcoming NBC series Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, where they will join Edie Falco (The Sopranos), Julianne Nicholson (August: Osage County), Anthony Edwards (Top Gun) and Sam Jaeger (Parenthood).
Graham is set to play Judalon Smyth, a sexy, emotionally fragile woman who is having an affair with Dr. Oziel, with Reaser as Deputy District Attorney Pam Bozanich, who is assigned to the murders of Jose and Kitty Menendez, and Cedar as Milton Andersen, Kitty’s older brother.
Here’s the official synopsis for the true crime series, which gets underway on September 26th on NBC…
Starring the incomparable Emmy and Golden Globe winner Edie Falco (The Sopranos, Nurse Jackie), this new true-crime installment of the powerhouse Law & Order franchise delivers a gripping in-depth dramatization of the notorious murder case that changed America forever. When the Menendez brothers were tried on national TV for brutally killing their parents in Beverly Hills, their story became a national obsession. Now, the first edition of this anthology series delves into the players, the crime and the media circus, detailing the day-to-day battles of the trial and unveiling the shocking truth of what really went down when the cameras stopped rolling.