EXCLUSIVE: Dylan McDermott is changing into a chunky-time member of the Dick Wolf universe. The Emmy-nominated actor, who has been habitual on NBC’s Law & Expose: Organized Crime, has been tapped because the lead of but every other Dick Wolf sequence, CBS’ FBI: Most Wanted.
McDermott will succeed Julian McMahon, who is exiting FBI: Most Wanted after nearly three seasons. McMahon’s closing episode of Jess LaCroix, the head of FBI Most Wanted Unit’s team assigned to essentially the most indecent conditions, will air March 8. McDermott is slated to waste his FBI: Most Wanted debut in Episode 17 of the sizzling third season, airing in April. There don’t seem like any significant parts about his characteristic but however he’ll play a brand original persona.
On Law & Expose: Organized Crime, McDermott before every part signed on as a one-yr sequence traditional to play Stabler’s (Chris Meloni) Season 1 nemesis. His persona Richard Wheatley used to be so wisely purchased that NBC and Wolf approached The Discover alum about coming attend, leading to a blockbuster deal for him to reach as a habitual in Season 2. McDermott’s arc on L&O: Organized Crime can be winding down as he transitions to FBI: Most Wanted.
Produced by Wolf Entertainment and Universal Tv, a division of the Universal Studio Group in association with CBS Studios, FBI: Most Wanted is phase of CBS’ formidable FBI Tuesday lineup. It is miles a High 10 drama averaging 8.8 million viewers (latest). FBI: Most Wanted is govt produced by Dick Wolf, David Hudgins, Todd Arnow, Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski.
McDermott earned his first Emmy nomination for the lead characteristic in ABC’s The Discover. He used to be now now not too prolonged in the past considered in Netflix’s Hollywood, which landed him his 2nd Emmy nomination and returning to FX’s American Apprehension Tale. He furthermore stars in the characteristic King Richard. At CBS, McDermott previously co-headlined drama Stalker. He’s repped by CAA and Commerce Entertainment.