Supergirl alum Mehcad Brooks is buying and selling in his Guardian go well with for an NYPD badge.
Brooks is about to play a detective in Season 22 of NBC’s Regulation & Order, TVLine has realized. Further particulars — like his character’s identify — have but to be revealed.
Brooks starred as Supergirl‘s Jimmy Olsen, aka the superhero Guardian, earlier than departing the CW sequence in Season 5. He returned for the sequence finale, which aired in November 2021. His extra TV credit embody True Blood, The Sport, Essential Roughness and a 2011 episode of Regulation & Order: SVU.
Brooks’ casting comes on the heels of franchise vet Sam Waterston inking a brand new deal to return as beloved DA Jack McCoy. Conversely, Anthony Anderson will not be again as Det. Kevin Bernard subsequent season.
The flagship procedural additionally stars franchise newcomers Hugh Dancy (Hannibal, The Path) as senior prosecutorial assistant Nathan Value, Oldelya Halevi (Good Hassle) as ADA Samantha Maroun, Camryn Manheim (The Observe) as Lt. Kate Dixon and Jeffrey Donovan as Det. Frank Cosgrove.
Rick Eid, who additionally serves as showrunner, beforehand teased extra character-driven tales pending a renewal. “I’m enthusiastic about subsequent season,” he instructed TVLine. “I feel subsequent 12 months, we’ll get a possibility to dig even deeper into the character stuff, which actually excites me.”
The Regulation & Order boss additionally alluded to extra cameos in Season 22, saying, “I’m certain subsequent 12 months you’ll see some.”