Law & Order has locked in a member of the original cast to return for the NBC revival and added a new face to the series as well. Anthony Anderson — who played Junior Detective Kevin Bernard for the final three seasons of the crime drama’s original run — is returning. Anderson is the first alum of the series to sign on for the Law & Order revival.
Hugh Dancy (Hannibal) is joining him and will play a new character – an assistant district attorney, per Deadline. Jeffrey Donovan, best known for his role on Burn Notice, has previously been cast as an NYPD detective.
Season 21 of Law & Order kicks off on February 24th.
What do you think? Are you excited about the return of Law & Order? Did you watch the show’s original run?