By Lynette Rice
Updated February 13, 2012 at 11:37 PM EST

Wait, is the new gal dead already?

It will sure look that way when Elisabeth Shue begins her stint on CSI this Wednesday. But all is not as it seems. EW obtained an exclusive first look at Shue’s debut — and it looks bloody good.

Shue plays a CSI who just completed anger management training. She also shares a past, in another crime lab, with D.B. Russell (Ted Danson).

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