*”Law & Order: Los Angeles” is getting another big-name prosecutor.

Oscar-nominated Terrence Howard is joining the cast of the new NBC drama and will rotate with co-star Alfred Molina as deputy district attorney, series creator Dick Wolf told the Television Critics Association on Friday.

“I feel like the manager of the 1961 Yankees. I have my Mantle and Maris,” Wolf said, referring to famed sluggers Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris.

Howard, an Oscar nominee for “Hustle & Flow,” also has appeared in the films “Iron Man,” “Crash” and “Ray.”

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