Before she even really got in with SVU fans, it seems Paula Patton is already out of Law & Order SVU. EW’s Michael Ausiello reports that Paula, who was originally slated to play SVU’s ADA Mikka Von, got the lead in the new film “Mission Impossible 4” and her SVU role has been cut down to one episode. Melissa Sagemiller – who played an attorney on TNT’s “Raising the Bar” has been case to play the ADA. (Nice casting choice, I liked her a lot on that show.)
You can read Michael's full story here: Law & Order: SVU Scoop: ”Bar” Girl Melissa Sagemiller is new ADA
(Thankfully, it puts the silly Mikka Von = Novak Kim backwards name to rest!)
Update 9/10/2010 5:30 PM: Exec Producer Neal Baer explains the shakeup to TV Guide: SVU Producer Neal Baer Explains ADA Shakeup
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