Kristin Kreuk in Law and Order: Los Angeles

I know a lot of people groaned when they heard that this year’s Law and Order spin-off will be Law and Order: Los Angeles. Not only is the franchise making an unprecedented and potentially risky leap away from New York City, the naming convention of having a city in the last half kind of reeks of CSI naming convention… and we know how CSI is seedy compared to the stoic nature of Law and Order.

So I just browsed over to the page for L&O:LA (LOLA?), to see who is cast, and was pleased to learn that Kristin Kreuk of Smallville fame will be series regular. I’d like to see her be a gritty and intelligent “DDA Eva Price” (a detective?).

Kristin Kreuk has played some interesting characters in her life: as Laurel Yeung in Edgemont after a casting call looking for an “exotic-looking girl”; as Lana Lang, whose not a ethnic character, I believe; as a Pakistani woman in a Canadian-made Indian movie; finally, as full-blood Chinese Chun Li in a Street Fighter movie.

It’s all funny and intriguing because her bio says that she is half Dutch (by her father, as you can tell from her name) and half Chinese. Oh yeah, and she hails from Vancouver!

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5 thoughts on “Kristin Kreuk in Law and Order: Los Angeles

  • July 5, 2010 at 10:45 pm

    She`s Hot,will totally bring in the vieweers

  • September 6, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    I love Kristin, but will always remember her as Lana from Smallville. Looking forward to seeing her in other stuff though, too. ;)

  • September 9, 2010 at 12:39 am

    Indeed. Only 20 more days – Law and Order: Los Angeles (LOLA?) premieres on September 29!!

  • September 24, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    I must confess that it seems I bought into a rumour. How nice if KK were to be on LOLA but Regina Hall, of Ally McBeal fame, is confirmed as cast as ADA Eva Price. Too bad.

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