Law & Order: CI Exclusive: Cynthia Nixon Set For Episode Inspired by Spider-Man Musical

My Spidey sense tells me there’s another Guest Star Emmy in Cynthia Nixon’s future.

Sources confirm to TVLine exclusively that Law & Order: Criminal Intent has tapped the Sex and the City vet to headline its upcoming episode loosely inspired by the troubled Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

Nixon will play Julie Taymor Amanda Reese, the high-strung and larger-than-life director behind a problem-plagued Broadway version of Icarus. After a sabotaged stunt results in the death of an actor on stage, Amanda spirals out of control.

In 2007, Nixon picked up an Emmy for guesting as a woman with multiple personalities on Law & Order: SVU.

Criminal Intent‘s 10th and possibly final season kicks off May 1 (8/7c) on USA Network.



Comments (8)

  • That episode of SVU is a classic thanks to Nixon.

    Comment by deedeedragons – April 29, 2011 06:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Just watched her episode of SVU today. She was great, she always is.

    Comment by xav – April 29, 2011 06:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Best fictional name for a troubled musical with lots of wirework EVER.

    Comment by Clare – April 29, 2011 06:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I would totally watch that play!

      Comment by Dav – May 1, 2011 02:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nice casting! She’s great.

    Comment by FR – April 29, 2011 07:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Cynthia Nixon is brilliant, and will always be welcome on my TV!

    Do we know if she’s sticking around in “The Big C”??

    Comment by lipsticksocialism – April 30, 2011 12:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Was that Patti Smith on this episode?

    Comment by Milana4 – June 19, 2011 10:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
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