"Suddenly Susan" and "The Middle" alum Brooke Shields will play a recurring role on Law & Order: SVU for Season 19.

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"I play a very different character from any I have ever played," Shields said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. "I'm excited to stir the SVU pot a bit."

Little is known about the character other than she will impact the world of New York Police Lieutenant Olivia Benson, played by MariskaHargitay, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.

Law & Order: SVU returns Sept. 27 on NBC. The network retweeted the newspaper's story about Shields' casting Friday.