It’s official: Jack McCoy is coming again for an additional season of Regulation & Order.
Sam Waterston, who beforehand signed a one-year deal to return because the beloved DA for Season 21, has been confirmed for Season 22, our sister website Deadline experiences. With 18 seasons underneath his belt, he’s the longest-tenured forged member of NBC’s flagship sequence.
This comes after Anthony Anderson, who additionally signed a one-year deal, didn’t renew his contract and won’t be again as Det. Kevin Bernard subsequent season.
The revival, which secured a Season 22 renewal in Might, additionally stars franchise newcomers Hugh Dancy (Hannibal, The Path) as senior prosecutorial assistant Nathan Worth, Oldelya Halevi (Good Bother) as ADA Samantha Maroun, Camryn Manheim (The Apply) as Lt. Kate Dixon and Jeffrey Donovan as Bernard’s associate, Det. Frank Cosgrove.
No phrase but on how the present plans to jot down Anderson’s Bernard out of the sequence, or who is about to switch him.
Showrunner Rick Eid beforehand opened up about his plans to do extra with the sequence pending a renewal. “I’m enthusiastic about subsequent season,” he informed TVLine. “I feel subsequent 12 months, we’ll get a possibility to dig even deeper into the character stuff, which actually excites me.”