Chris O'Donnell & LL Cool J to star in NCIS Spinoff?

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  1. nx1701g

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    True it's on IMDB but:

     
  2. Space Cowboy

    Space Cowboy Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    So what is the premise for this series supposed to be anyway?
     
  3. sidious618

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    If this is true then I'll pass, thanks.
     
  4. Worf2DS9

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    Anyone know what this show will actually be about? It'll be interesting to see where this spin-off branches out to; JAG was navy lawyers, NCIS is navy crimebusters, so what will the new one be?
     
  5. Aragorn

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    Navy cooks? :)

    To continue the trend of working professionals, it should be about the National Naval Medical Center.

    But early rumors said that it was going another crimebuster show.
     
  6. kitkat

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    Wait....what? :vulcan:

    I love LL Cool J and all but that's just kind of weird. And as far as I'm concerned, Chris O'Donnell screwed up his career long ago.

    I'll stick with the original; Mark Harmon and crew. :bolian:
     
  7. nx1701g

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    TVGuide adds a bit about the characters

    Apparently O'Donnell will be playing a chameleon like investigator who can infiltrate any situation and LL Cool J will be a former Navy SEAL. This will also be a crime show and these are apparently the two characters Director Vance mentioned on last Tuesday's episode.
     
  8. Aragorn

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    Was Vance even in last week's episode? I don't remember him at all.

    Some of those comments on that page are laughable. Someone can't see O'Donnell as a chameleon based solely on his/her own typecasting tunnel vision!

    Gibbs gonna knock you out!
    Batman & Robin said knock you out!
     
  9. Skywalker

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    O'Donnell's not really the first person I think of, but like that commenter, it might just be my personal typecasting of the guy. If the characters are even half as well-written as the characters on the parent show, then I'll be happy.

    I like LL Cool J, and it'd be interesting to see what an ex-SEAL would bring to a criminal investigation team.
     
  10. nx1701g

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    ^ If Knight Rider is any indication hand to hand combat skills...
     
  11. Skywalker

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    A Navy SEAL with hand-to-hand combat skills? Get outta here! :p
     
  12. nx1701g

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    ^ Yep. Who'da thunk it?

    Ok I just read online that O'Donnell's character is named Callen and LL is playing Sam Hallen.
     
  13. JAG

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    I will give it a shot, as I love NCIS.
     
  14. StarTrek1701

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    I am not into NCIS, but I'll definitely watch this. I've always liked Chris O'Donnell, but I wonder why his career tanked like it did. He is a capable actor given a good script.
     
  15. nx1701g

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    What's funny to me is that a lot of these comments are similar to ones back when NCIS first premiered. Many people didn't see the JAG spinoff working.
     
  16. Kaijufan

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    Maybe they'll be a west coast NCIS team.
     
  17. Skywalker

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    My guess is San Diego, since it's the largest Naval Base on the West Coast. Plus it's easier to make LA look like San Diego than, say, Seattle.
     
  18. Aragorn

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    CSI: NCIS LA
     
  19. SpeedRacer

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    This story gave me the same reaction as to when I saw Chris O'Donnell in Max Payne: "Oh man, Chris O'Donnell? Good for him, he's still able to find work after all these years!"