As CSI Files previously reported, Elisabeth Shue will be joining the cast of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation after the departure of Marg Helgenberger (Catherine Willows). CSI Files can now exclusively reveal whom Shue will be playing.
Shue will play the role of Julie “Finn” Finlay, a former colleague of DB Russell’s (Ted Danson) from Seattle, sources tell CSI Files. Finlay is smart, tough, competitive, with razor sharp wit and instincts to match, as well as true heart and compassion, the new CSI also struggles with “brutal honesty issues” and suffers no fools.
CSI is currently in production on this season’s twelfth episode, “Willows In The Wind,” which will see the departure of Catherine Willows. Production on Shue’s first episode commences in early January and will premiere on February 15, 2012.