'Law & Order: SVU' Books 'True Blood,' 'American Pie' and 'West Wing' Actors

Carrie Preston, Natasha Lyonne and Timothy Busfield are among the guest stars set to appear on the NBC procedural.
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Carrie Preston, Natasha Lyonne and Timothy Busfield

Law & Order: SVU has booked a slew of guest stars for the new season.

True Blood actress Carrie Preston and American Pie's Natasha Lyonne will co-star in the episode, "Educated Guess," in which the detectives investigate a possible rape case at a psychiatric hospital. Lyonne will portray Gina, a psych patient, and Preston will play her aunt.

The West Wing's Timothy Busfield will appear in the "Russian Brides" episode alongside Clash of the Titan's Izabella Miko as a widower whose fiancee (Miko) mysteriously disappears.

Additionally, joining Men of a Certain Age star Andre Braugher in "True Believers" is Sofia Vassilieva of Medium, who plays a young woman who claims to have been raped. Braugher plays a powerful defense attorney-turned-champion of civil rights/liberties.

Law & Order: SVU, airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on NBC, is produced by Wolf Films and Universal Television.