Breaking news on the much-hyped NCIS spin-off:
It has a name and a star!
LL Cool J has closed his deal to co-star on the series, which will be called NCIS: Los Angeles.
The backdoor pilot for the series will air as a two-part episode of NCIS this spring. The former rapper will portray Special Agent Sam Hanna, a former Navy SEAL who works in the undercover unit of NCIS in Los Angeles.