According to EW’s Michael Ausiello, Jennifer Beals – she of The L Word – has joined the cast of Fox’s Lie to Me. I have to admit I’m going to miss all those L Word billboards and print ads with Beals and the girls in suggestive, nude positions, one of which I’ve shamelessly posted after the jump.
On her new show, Beals will be playing the ex-wife of Dr. Cal Lightman (Tim Roth), who’s an expert at detecting lies through his patented interpretation of micro-expressions.
Beals’s character is assistant US Attorney, Zoe Landau, who reconnects with her husband during an arson investigation. According to Ausiello, "It quickly becomes apparent that the one-time spouses still have unresolved feelings to work through." Either that, or she had something in her eye and Dr. Lightman interprets her squinting as bald-faced lying. He’s been wrong before…