Ian McShane Guest Stars in the 'Law & Order: SVU' Season 21 Premiere (PHOTOS)

Meredith Jacobs

Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and the SVU squad are taking on a high-profile media mogul accused of sexual assault in the Law & Order: SVU Season 21 premiere.

The NBC drama is kicking off its historic season with Ian McShane in the role of the suspect, and the network released promotional photos teasing his run-in with Olivia. Will he try to charm her during her investigation?

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Click through the gallery above for a look at the American Gods and Deadwood actor's guest spot.

Law & Order: SVU, Season 21 Premiere, Thursday, September 26, 10/9c, NBC