One Tree Hill's Hilarie Burton to Play Tough DEA Agent on Lethal Weapon

Kimberly Roots

The Feds are coming for Lethal Weapon‘s Riggs and Murtagh.

Hilarie Burton (One Tree Hill) will guest-star on the new Fox drama as an investigator with the United States Drug Enforcement Agency, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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Burton will play DEA investigator Karen Palmer, who is described as “tough and smart” and “not afraid to speak her mind” in the official character breakdown. Karen will show up in the process of working the same case — which has been the focus of all her efforts — for the past three years.

Burton will appear in one episode. She joins a Season 1 guest roster that includes Kristoffer Polaha (Life Unexpected), who will play a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Tobacco.

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In addition to playing OTH‘s label head Peyton, Burton’s TV credits include ExtantTogethernessForeverGrey’s Anatomy and White Collar.

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