Terrence Howard has made the jump from the big screen to TV with a role on the newest NBC cop show Law & Order: Los Angeles.
Howard will play LA Deputy District Attorney Alfred Molina, previously Howard had been announced as the shows new prosecutor.
Howard is no stranger to the screen, having been nominated for an Academy Awards for the 2005 hit Hustle & Flow.
Show creator Dick Wold said the combination of Howard and Molina made him feel like the manager of the 1961 Yankees when Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris were teammates.
Law & Order: Los Angeles premieres Sept. 29.