Eva Longoria is joining the force…
The 39-year-old Mexican American actress and Desperate Housewivesalum has signed on for a three-episode arc on the upcoming second season of Fox’s acclaimed comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Longoria will portray Sophia, a defense attorney who catches Jake’s (Andy Samberg) attention when she faces off against him in court.
The second season of the Golden Globe-winning series, set in the NYPD’s 99th Precinct in Brooklyn, picks up with Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher) finding himself face-to-face with his longtime nemesis (guest star Kyra Sedgwick) as the NYPD goes through administration changes.
Longoria, an executive producer of Lifetime’s Devious Maids, will next appear in the feature film Frontera.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 2 premieres on September 28.