Kathryn Erbe Joins D’Onofrio For ‘Law & Order: CI’s Final Season

by | October 8, 2010 at 12:44 PM | Casting News, Law & Order, TV News, Winter TV Preview

Kathryn Erbe, 'Law & Order: CI' (USA)

Kathryn Erbe, 'Law & Order: CI' (USA)

Chung-chung! In addition to the return of Vincent D’Onofrio, ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent‘ loyalists now have one more reason to look forward to the USA Network series’ return: Kathryn Erbe is set to reprise her role of Det. Alexandra Eames for the 10th and final season.

Vincent D’Onofrio Back for ‘Criminal Intent’s ‘World-Class’ Final Season

“We’re thrilled to have Kathryn Erbe return as Detective Eames, the perfect complement to [Vincent] D’Onofrio’s Detective Goren,” Jeff Wachtel, USA’s president of original programming, said in announcing the news. “We now have the definitive team for the ultimate season of this phenomenal show.”

Adds ‘L&O’verlord Dick Wolf, “I’m excited and grateful that Katie has decided to rejoin one of the best detective teams in the history of television.”

Jeff Goldblum Reveals Intent To Exit ‘Law & Order: CI’

D’Onofrio’s own return, which came after he sat out Season 9 and then Jeff Goldblum‘s departure, was announced in late September.

‘Law & Order: CI’s eight-episode final season will premiere sometime in early 2011.