'Lie' detects Phifer and Beals

Actors set to reprise roles on the Fox drama

Fox's "Lie to Me" is bringing back two guest stars for expanded duties next season.

Mekhi Phifer, who appeared in the last two episodes of the crime drama's freshman season, will return as a series regular. Jennifer Beals, who also guest-starred in two episodes, including the season finale, will recur.

Phifer will be reprising his role as FBI agent Reynolds, who was brought in to liaise between the Lightman Group and the FBI when the lie-detection specialists are called in to help solve cases that can't be cracked through traditional investigative tactics.

Beals will continue as Assistant U.S. Attorney Zoe Landau, Cal Lightman's (Tim Roth) ex-wife and mother of their teenage daughter.

The 20th/Imagine-produced "Lie" is set to kick off its sophomore season Sept. 28 with Shawn Ryan as the new showrunner.
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