The “NCIS: Special Investigations” franchise is getting even bigger with “NCIS: Sydney,” a new iteration set in Australia. While filming has just begun, CBS has finally unveiled the cast.
We announced it to you last week: the filming of NCIS: Sydney, the newcomer to the famous franchise, began a few weeks ago in Australia.
Headed up by Shane Brennan, creator and showrunner of NCIS: Los Angeles, the first international spin-off of NCIS: Special Investigations has so far remained a mystery, with no official cast or synopsis having been announced…until today. today.
The websitehas just revealed the first information on NCIS: Sydney. The detective series will follow “the brilliant and eclectic team of agents from America’s NCIS and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as they join forces to work on crimes in the most contested part of the ocean on the planet.”
This team is led by NCIS Special Agent Michelle Mackey, who is played by Olivia Swann, a comedian seen in Legends of Tomorrow, where she played Astra Logue, and her AFP counterpart Sergeant Jim “JD” Dempsey, who will be played by Todd Lasance, whom fans of The Vampire Diaries will have recognized for his interpretation of the villainous Julian in season 7.
Sean Sagar, who starred in Destiny: The Winx Saga and will star in Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant alongside Jake Gyllenhaal, plays NCIS Special Agent DeShawn Jackson.
Tuuli Narkle will play liaison Evie Cooper, Mavournee Hazel will lend her features to Bluebird “Blue” Gleeson while William McInnes will play Dr Roy Penrose, both AFP medical examiners.
NCIS: Sydney will be available exclusively in Australia on the Paramount+ platform and on the Network 10 channel. For the moment, no information has been given on its international distribution.
M6, historic broadcaster of the franchise for almost 20 years, will it offer the series on its antenna? Or will NCIS: Sydney be available exclusively on Paramount+, which launched a few months ago in France? The suspense remains intact.