Actress, who plays Det. Alexandra Eames, will once again partner up with Vincent D’Onofrio. Both were gone from the show’s ninth season and are returning for the 10th.
USA Network ordered eight episodes in September, and the skein — produced by Wolf Films and Universal Cable Prods. — will air in 2011.
“We now have the definitive team for the ultimate season of this phenomenal show,” said Jeff Wachtel, president of original programming for USA.
Dick Wolf’s latest “Law & Order” incarnation, “Law & Order: Los Angeles,” opened decently on NBC in September but its second episode took a ratings decline.