With NCIS: Los Angeles formally in its endgame, we’re getting a deep dive into Kilbride’s previous.
As beforehand reported, Marilu Henner is joining the cast of the beloved drama series as Elizabeth, Kilbride’s (Gerald McRaney) ex-wife.
The highly-anticipated episode is ready to air Sunday, February 26, at 10 p.m.
CBS has additionally shared some first-look images, teasing the massive arrival.
“When a mystery woman attacks the founder of an AI company, the NCIS team must identify the woman before the next major global conflict ensues,” the logline for the surprising hour teases.
“Also, Kilbride’s ex-wife, Elizabeth (Marilu Henner), comes to visit and asks him to think about reconnecting with their son.”
The above logline states Elizabeth’s mission, and it feels like it should resonate along with her ex-husband.
TV Insider reported earlier this month that Christopher Gorham had landed the function of Alex, Kilbride’s estranged son.
But do not anticipate to see Alex in the identical episode as his mom.
No, Alex’s arrival is being reserved for later within the season, suggesting that this might be Kilbride’s last arc because the hit drama collection winds down.
It’s unclear whether or not this storyline was set to proceed into NCIS: Los Angeles Season 15, however CBS introduced final month that the collection would wrap in May with Season 14.
The information was undoubtedly a shocker to longtime followers, however the excellent news is that the cancellation was introduced in sufficient time to craft a correct collection finale.
Ending a present after such a very long time on the air should be robust, nevertheless it should be tougher if the creatives do not get the chance to finish the storylines in a satisfying method.
“For 14 seasons, NCIS: Los Angeles has been a stalwart of our lineup with characters who had been a pleasure to observe,” Amy Reisenbach, president of CBS Entertainment, mentioned in a press release in January.
“It’s no surprise this show succeeded as a global franchise. From Day 1, the cast, producers and crew were amazing Network/Studios partners, and their teamwork, talent and spirit vividly came through on the screen.”
“We are so grateful for the collaboration and remarkable run of these treasured members of our CBS family, and plan to give them the big sendoff they and their fans deserve.”
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