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Exclusive: The L Word's Kate Moennig Joins Showtime's Ray Donovan Pilot

Liev Schreiber’s Showtime P.I. is getting a helping hand in the form of L Word alumna Kate Moennig.

TVLine has learned exclusively that Moennig has joined Showtime’s Ray Donovan pilot in the role of Lena, the titular sleuth’s edgy and intense “second in command.”

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Promising “a novelistic look at contemporary Los Angeles,” Ray Donovan stars Schreiber as a professional trouble-shooter who is regularly called on to solve the complicated, confidential and controversial problems of L.A.’s elite.

Other announced cast members for the pilot include Jon Voight as Ray’s father Mickey Donovan, Paula Malcomson as Ray’s wife Abby, Elliott Gould in the recurring role of Ray’s mentor and confidante, Dash Mihok and Marsan as Ray’s brothers, and Pooch Hall (The Game) as Daryll, a boxer in training.

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In addition to her run as The L Word‘s Shane, Moennig’s previous TV credits include Three Rivers and Young Americans. ON the big screen, she has appeared in films such as Everybody’s Fine and the upcoming Gone, opposite Amanda Seyfried.

Created and executive-produced by Ann Biderman (Southland), Ray Donovan begins production soon in Los Angeles.