Actress Katie Holmes is returning to the small screen for a guest appearance on hit crime drama Ray Donovan.

The Dawson's Creek star will portray Paige, the businesswoman daughter of billionaire producer Andrew Finney, played by Ian MCShane, on the show's upcoming third season.

Former Er actor Leland Orser has also been added to the cast, as recurring character Father Romero, who investigates the murder of a priest shot dead by Liev Schreiber's titular character in season one.

Season three of Ray Donovan is set to premiere in the U.S. this summer (15).

The role is Holmes' second Tv project for 2015 - she is also reprising her part as former U.S. First Lady Jackie Kennedy in The Kennedys: After Camelot, a sequel to the 2011 mini-series The Kennedys.