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Paget Brewster Takes a Stand in 'Law and Order: SVU' Photo

August 23, 2012 (3:56 am) GMT
The 'Criminal Minds' alumna portrays a District Attorney, who investigates Captain Cragen for the murder of a hooker found dead in his bed.

The first official look at on "" has been unveiled. In the image, her alter ego stands on a podium in court while 's Captain Cragen stands at the defense table.

The Emily Prentiss of CBS' "" will guest star in a two-episode premiere of "SVU" season 14 as Paula Foster, a D.A. who investigates Captain Cragen for the murder of a hooker found dead in his bed. The 43-year-old actress tells TV Guide about her character, "The detectives in the precinct all hate Foster because [she's prosecuting Cragen] and tells the team not to work on the case" because they're potential witnesses.

Her guest spot will go head-to-head with her former show, and she "felt so bad" about it. She revealed that she called her "Criminal Minds" co-star Erica Messer and said, "You have to believe that I didn't do this on purpose. I'm afraid it makes me look vengeful, which is terrible."

The season 14 premiere of "SVU" will air Tuesday, September 26 from 9/8c to 11/10c. It will mark the second time Brewster appearing on the NBC legal drama after guest starring as Sheila Tierney in 2007.

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