NCIS Spin-Off Adds Trio of Actors

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Following the news that Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J will likely lead the upcoming NCIS spin-off, CBS has announced three more actors for the series.

  • Louise Lombard (pictured), who portrayed CSI's Sofia Curtis for three seasons, will take on the show's female lead: Clara, a former major in the military police.
  • Peter Cambor will play Nate, an operational psychologist.
  • Daniela Ruah will play Kensi, a young investigator specializing in forensics and criminology.

The series will launch via an episode of the original NCIS later this spring. It will air in its own timeslot in the fall.

Louise Lombard

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McGee: All right. Well you should probably know that Abby and I used to date?
Bishop: Ew. Like, each other?
McGee: Yeah.
Bishop: Wait - isn't that a violation of rule 12, never date a....
McGee: It was a long time ago. After we'd broken up, one night I went to her lab. Found a scribbled piece paper; a list. Potential boyfriends had to fulfill certain conditions by a pre-arranged date or else, goodbye.
Bishop: Such as.
McGee: Things started off relatively normal: opening the door for her, flowers, putting the seat down. Then around number 8, it gets uh...
Bishop: What?
McGee: Does she know you have these?
Bishop: Does she know you have these?
McGee: Yeah she wasn't happy when she found out.
Bishop: These are all very specific.
McGee: Yeah.
Bishop: These ideas apply to you?
McGee: No those rules weren't in place when we were together. At least I don't think so.
Bishop: What's with the two month cutoff? Abby's sabotaging herself. I've seen stuff like this before. We have to talk to her.

Cabot: As you know, the Navy is trying harder than ever to eradicate sexual assault in their ranks.
Gibbs: Was Ensign Tate a rape suspect?
Cabot: Right to the point, as always. No Gibbs, Tate was a second-party complainant. He reported an assault on behalf of a friend.