NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- British actress Julia Ormond has joined the cast of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," USA Network said Friday.
Ormond will portray Dr. Paula Severin, "a brilliant psychologist charged with conducting mandatory sessions with Detective Goren [played by Vincent D'Onofrio] to unravel his tortured past, and chart a course for mental stability for our star detective," the network said in a news release.
Ormond's film credits include "Sabrina," "Legends of the Fall," "First Knight" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."
"Law & Order: CI" is to return May 1 for its 10th and final season.
Ormond is to appear in all of the last eight new episodes, USA Network said.