CBS announced Jennifer Esposito has signed on to the cast of NCIS. Esposito will be a series regular beginning with the season 14 premiere on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT. Duane Henry was also upped to a series regular after guest starring in season 13 and Wilmer Valderrama was recently announced as a season 14 regular. The cast is led by Mark Harmon and includes Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, Rocky Carroll, Emily Wickersham, Brian Dietzen and David McCallum.
Per CBS, Esposito will be playing NCIS Special Agent Alexandra “Alex” Quinn who is described as “an experienced agent who left field work and became an instructor at the Law Enforcement Training Center. Gibbs will lure her back into the field as part of his team, where he will take advantage of her sharp wit, quick mind and immense talent as a federal agent.”
“We couldn’t be happier to have Jennifer Esposito joining us for season 14,” stated Executive Producer Gary Glasberg. “She embodies everything that we hoped for in the character of Quinn and we can’t wait to have her come be a part of our team.”
Jennifer Esposito’s credits include Blue Bloods, Judging Amy, Samantha Who?, Mistresses, and The Affair.