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Heather Graham and Elizabeth Reaser Join ‘Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’

Larry Cedar has also been added to the NBC drama launching Sept. 26

Heather Graham and Elizabeth Reaser are joining NBC’s “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders.”

Graham will play Judalon Smyth, who is described as an emotionally fraught woman who has an affair with Dr. L. Jerome Oziel, Lyle and Erik Menendez’s therapist.

Reaser has landed the role of Deputy District Attorney Pam Bozanich, who is assigned to the murders of Jose and Kitty Menendez and has to fight to keep control of the case.

Additionally, Larry Cedar will portray Milton Andersen, Kitty’s older brother. 

Launching this fall, “Menendez Murders” is an eight-episode series offering a dramatization of the real-life murder trial of Lyle and Erik that dominated headlines in the 1990s.

Previously announced cast members include Miles Gaston Villanueva as Lyle, Gus Halper as Erik, Edie Falco as defense attorney Leslie Abramson, Julianne Nicholson as attorney Jill Lansing and Anthony Edwards as Judge Weisberg.

Rene Balcer will write and executive produce, while Lesli Linka Glatter will direct and executive produce. Wolf, Peter Jankowski and Arthur W. Forney are also onboard to executive produce. Universal Television and Wolf Films are behind the series.

True-crime shows continue to be trendy for networks: Netflix has had success with such docuseries as its recent “The Keepers,” while FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” nabbed nine Emmys at last year’s ceremony.

Graham is repped by RMS Productions and Gersh, while Reaser is at UTA. 

“Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders” premieres on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 10 p.m. ET on NBC. 

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