‘NCIS New Orleans’ Scoop: CCH Pounder, Zoe McLellan Join Spinoff

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February 4, 2014

G Star - Backstage - Fall 09 MBFWOn the heels of casting Desperate Housewives alum Scott Bakula, offshoot project NCIS New Orleans has added two more.

Per TV Line, NCIS New Orleans has recruited CCH Pounder (Son of Anarchy) and Zoe McLellan (JAG) to join its freshman run. Keep reading for details about their roles.

Pounder will play Dr. Wade, the Jefferson Parish Medical Examiner, who is described as being “as eccentric as she is smart,” “worldly, intuitive and incredibly connected to Louisiana.” (Though this pilot will be shot well before Sons starts production on its final season, Pounder may have some schedule-juggling to do if it goes to series.)

McLellan meanwhile has landed the role of Special Agent Brody, a Midwestern transplant who comes to New Orleans looking for a fresh start and a safe haven to heal old wounds. As such, she is the show’s crawfish-out-of-water.

NCIS New Orleans will premiere in a two-parter episode of NCIS this spring.