“NCIS: Hawaii”, the third spin-off of the successful franchise, will be worn by actress Vanessa Lachey, seen in particular in “Beverly Hills: BH90210”. She will play Special Agent Jane Tennant, who leads the team at NCIS Pearl Harbor.
Recently commissioned by CBS, the series NCIS: Hawaii will join the next season NCIS: Special Investigations and NCIS: Los Angeles within the grid of the American channel. And this third spin-off of the successful franchise aired since 2003 in the United States has finally found its main actress.
As Deadline reveals today, it is the actress Vanessa Lachey, seen in BH90210, Dads, Truth Be Told, Call Me Kat, or Love, Glory and Beauty, who was chosen by the production to embody the agent. special Jane Tennant, heroine of NCIS: Hawaii.
This is a historic first for the police franchise since a woman had never before been at the head of a series of the NCIS brand. Indeed, as a reminder, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, and NCIS: New Orleans, which will end on May 23 after 7 seasons, are respectively worn by Mark Harmon, by the duo LL Cool J-Chris O’Donnell, and by Scott Bakula.
Still according to Deadline’s information, Jane Tennant is a single mother who must constantly juggle her role as a mom and her duty to her country. Described as both diplomat and determined, she had to fight to find her place in a predominantly male universe and today leads the team at NCIS Pearl Harbor, which investigates crimes involving members of the military. American occurrences on the Hawaiian archipelago.
Alongside Vanessa Lachey, Yasmine Al-Bustami (SWAT, The Originals) and Jason Antoon (Claws) also feature in the cast of NCIS: Hawaii as regular NCIS Pearl investigator Lucy, and NCIS Pearl expert Ernie. cyber intelligence capable of tracking any IP address or profiling a suspect using only their social networks.
Created by Christopher Silber and Jan Nash, NCIS: New Orleans showrunners, and SEAL Team writer Matt Bosack, NCIS: Hawaii does not yet have a launch date but is expected to hit CBS on air at the fall 2021 or early 2022.
With the order of this new derivative series, and the renewal of NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles for seasons 19 and 13, the successful CBS franchise, broadcast in France on M6, therefore obviously still has a bright future ahead.
Note that NCIS: Hawaii will also allow the American channel and CBS Studios to make profitable their filming infrastructures located in Hawaii, which obviously served for ten years in Hawaii 5-0, and which today host Magnum, recently renewed for a season 4.
Crossovers, in the future, between NCIS: Hawaii and the series worn by Jay Hernandez are therefore not of the order of the impossible when we know that NCIS: Los Angeles and Hawaii 5-0 have already crossed time of an episode in 2012.