Josh Charles Joins Law & Order: The Menendez Brothers in Pivotal Role

Jenna Busch June 26, 2017

Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Brothers casts The Good Wife star Josh Charles

The Good Wife star Josh Charles has joined the cast of the upcoming NBC series Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, according to THR. The series, which comes to us from producer Dick Wolf, stars four-time Emmy Award winner Edie Falco (The Sopranos) as lead attorney Leslie Abramson, who represented the brothers who killed their wealthy parents Jose and Kitty Menendez in a Beverly Hills mansion. Emmy-nominated Charles will play Dr. Jerome Oziel, the controversial psychiatrist to the brothers.

Heather Graham (The Hangover), Elizabeth Reaser (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn) and Larry Cedar (Mad Men) were recently cast in the series. Graham will play Judalon Smyth, a woman having an affair with Oziel. Reaser will play Deputy District Attorney Pam Bozanich, who is assigned to the case, and Cedar will play Milton Anderson, the older brother of Kitty Menendez. Julianne Nicholson (August: Osage County), Anthony Edwards (Top Gun), and Sam Jaeger (Parenthood) have been previously cast in the show.

Law & Order: True Crime: The Menendez Murders will premiere on Tuesday at 10pm on NBC beginning September 26. Here is the official info for the show:

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.

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