Mary Steenburgen has been cast in Justified

The actress will take on a recurring role on the upcoming season of the crime show, FX have announced.

According to TVLine, Steenburgen will play Katherine Hale, a former wife of Wynn Duffy's crime mentor.

The character will make her first appearance in episode 10 and continue to feature throughout the season.

The forthcoming sixth season of Justified will be its last, with the show due to conclude later this year.

Steenburgen most recently appeared opposite Michael Douglas and Robert DeNiro in Last Vegas.