‘NCIS: Origins’ finds its young Gibbs: CBS announces casting news

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NCIS: Origins has cast its young Leroy Jethro Gibbs! CBS announced the role will be played by Austin Stowell.

Keep reading to learn more about the upcoming series and Austin Stowell.

NCIS: Origins will join the ever-expanding NCIS franchise.

The NCIS prequel will be set in 1991, roughly 12 years before the mothership premiered, and take a look at Gibbs’ career in the Navy’s criminal investigations branch.

According to Deadline, Gibbs begins his career as a special agent at the NIS Camp Pendleton office where he works to earn his place on a team led by NCIS legend Mike Franks.

The new show will be narrated by Mark Harmon.

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Stowell is known for starring opposite Lucy Hale in the 2021 rom-com, The Hating Game. The 39-year-old actor also starred in Hulu’s Catch-22 and feature films Bridge of Spies, Battle of the Sexes, and Whiplash. He also starred in an episode of NCIS: Los Angeles.

The casting news comes shortly after CBS announced a yet-to-be named series featuring Tony DiNozzo and Ziva David, which is set to stream on Paramount +.

I don’t know about you, but I’m excited to watch a series about a young Gibbs!

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