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Law & Order Switching It Up Again

Jesse L. Martin Leaving Law & Order, Pictures, Photos

After spending nearly nine years on the series, total hottie Jessie L. Martin will be leaving Law & Order later this season. No word yet on how his character will make his exit.

Martin will be replaced by K-Ville star Anthony Anderson, who pulled some shifts on L&O’s sister series, SVU, when Mariska Hargitay was on maternity leave.

It appears Martin’s leaving the series to focus his energies on his film career — he’s signed on to play the starring role in the Marvin Gaye biopic, Sexual Healing, set to begin production in the spring.