Emily Wickersham Cast in Key NCIS Role

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Emily Wickersham has landed a major role on NCIS.

The actress - who has appeared on episodes of The Bridge and Gossip Girl, but is best known for portraying Rhinnanon on The Sopranons - will debut in November as Bishop.

As previously reported, the character will come on board as a quasi replacement for Ziva and has been described as an "athletic agent" who is brilliant and socially awkward and who has been around the world.

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According to TV Line, Wickersham is signed for three episodes, but has an option to become a series regular if all goes well.

NCIS Season 11 kicks off on September 24 with a farewell to Cote de Pablo, who will exit the series after eight years.

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im not really a fan of emily wikersham but i hope she does well so we can get a full time member eventually after zivas departure


i hope ziva becomes the head of mossad that would give her a way out yet still keep in the so called loop


Sweet sound like she NCIS verison of JJ


Ziva 2.0.


Farewell to Ziva. You will be missed.
Could we meet:
Gibb's sister and the return of his dad?
Tony's brother and the return of his dad?
McGee's mom and the return of his dad?
Ducky's brother and a love interest?


*looks at Cote de Pablo* *looks at new girl* Ginger Ziva confirmed.

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