NBC has signed Kelli Giddish (“Chase“) and Danny Pino (“Cold Case”) as two new series regulars who will play detectives on its “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (Wednesdays, 10-11 p.m. ET in the fall).
“Kelli and Danny are two great actors who will join a proven cast headed by Mariska Hargitay as this exceptional series heads into a very promising 13th season,” said Bob Greenblatt, Chairman of NBC Entertainment.
Executive producer/creator Dick Wolf commented, “I’m very pleased that we have two amazing actors joining the cast. I know this combination will give us the opportunity to explore the world of ‘SVU’ with new eyes.”
Giddish recently starred in the NBC drama “Chase” as U.S. Marshal Annie Frost. Giddish also starred in “Past Life” and made guest appearances on “The Good Wife,” “Life on Mars” and “Without a Trace.”
Pino starred for seven seasons on “Cold Case” as Senior Detective Scotty Valens. He also has guest-starred on such series as “The Shield,” “Men, Women & Dogs,” and more recently, in “Burn Notice.”