The show NCIS: Los Angeles first premiered in April 2009 and the last season (season 12) of the show aired from November 2019 to May 2021. The show has been renewed for another season. Ahead of the upcoming new season, the star cast Gerald McRaney of NCIS: Los Angeles has been promoted as the regular cast of the show.
Gerald McRaney is an American television and movie star. He has been acting since the late 1960s. His best-known works are television shows such as Simon & Simon, Promised Land, and House of Cards. He has appeared in many shows as a recurring cast. Such as, in Season 8 of Castle Right, the A&E series Longmire and NBC series This Is Us. He has also been honored by the “Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series” for his role on This Is Us.
NCIS: Los Angeles
NCIS: Los Angeles follows the story of Sam Hanna (played by LL Cool J) and G. Callen ( Chris O’ Donnell). They are two special agents of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service working for the Office of Special Projects. The series follows the exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects. NCIS: Los Angeles is aired on CBS Network.
Gerald McRaney promoted In NCIS: Los Angeles
Gerald McRaney had been associated with CBS’s NCIS: Los Angeles since 2014. He had played the role of Hollis Kilbride, a retired U.S. Navy Admiral. His character is a long-time friend of Hetty Lange (played by Linda Hunt), who is current Operations Manager for the Office of Special Projects branch of NCIS in Los Angeles. The guest character plays the role of an adviser during undercover missions.
McRaney’s promotion came after when two regular casts recently exit the show. Tech consultant Eric Beale ( played by Barrett Foa)and intelligence agent Nell Jones (played by Renée Felice Smith ) in the end.of 12th season of NCIS: Los Angeles left the USA to continue their life in Tokyo, Japan. After the exit of Barrett Foa and Reene Felice Smith, McRaney got permanency and is set to get even bigger roles and importance in the upcoming seasons.
The Show’s Producer on Gerald McRaney’s promotion :
In an interview of Deadline, the showrunner of NCIS: Los Angeles R Scott Gemmill highly praised the work of Gerald McRaney work. He said that when the show has an actor like him, then they try to bring his character more often. They try their best to get him as often as possible in the show. He continued that Admiral Kilbride (played by Gerald McRaney) had been associated with their universe for seven years then .and they were looking forward to having him and shook up the whole NCIS: Los Angeles for the next renewed season.
Earlier in May, Gemmill had already praised McRaney’s work while interviewing TVLine. A fan of McRaney, Gemmill stated that he had grown up watching his shows. And it’s an honor having him on his show. He continued that McRaney is the coolest and can do any genre work so efficiently.”He’s so great because he can do comedy, and he can do drama, and he likes to be out running around with guns because he’s a big hunter in real life. We hope to see a lot more of him.”
NCIS: Los Angeles Season 13 Cast
The next season of the show is all around the corner. Chris O’Donnell, LL Cool J, Linda Hunt, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Medalion Rahimi, and Caleb Castille will again appear as the cast for NCIS: Los Angeles Season 13. This time Gerald McRaney in the main lead too!