Major Shock for NCIS Fans! CBS Drops Bombshell About Mark Harmon – You Won’t Believe What’s Happening!

Get ready, NCIS fans! The iconic Leroy Jethro Gibbs is set to make a triumphant return in a brand-new CBS series titled NCIS: Origins. After the heartbreak of Mark Harmon leaving the main NCIS show in 2021, viewers can now look forward to a fresh take on one of the franchise’s most beloved characters.

As per Deadline’s announcement, CBS has greenlit a prequel to the hit TV franchise, exploring the early years of Leroy Jethro Gibbs in a series set to premiere during the 2024-2025 season. The excitement doesn’t end there—both Mark Harmon and his son, Sean Harmon (who portrayed a version of Gibbs), will be executive producers on the project. Joining them are NCIS writer-producers Gina Lucita Monreal and David J. North, who will serve as producers and showrunners. Additionally, Mark Harmon will lend his distinctive voice to narrate the series.

In a statement, CBS Entertainment President Amy Reisenbach expressed enthusiasm about expanding the NCIS universe in a “unique and unexpected way.” She mentioned that viewers can anticipate delving into the complex and mysterious backstory of Leroy Jethro Gibbs’ early NCIS years in NCIS: Origins, promising a narrative that builds on the character’s rich legacy while reintroducing fan-favorite characters and introducing new ones.

Although specific details about the plot remain under wraps, an official press release reveals that NCIS: Origins will be set in 1991, with Gibbs as a new special agent at the NCIS Camp Pendleton office. The series will follow Gibbs as he strives to prove himself in his early career. Sean Harmon expressed his excitement about bringing his father’s iconic role to life in a new way, emphasizing the significance of the character of Gibbs in his life.

“The character of Gibbs has been an important part of my life for 20 years, both in watching my father craft the role and previously having the honor to play young Gibbs myself,” shared Sean. “I always felt there was a tale worth telling about his earlier years, so I am thrilled to be stepping into a producing role alongside Gina, David, and my dad as we tell this story and reveal a new side of this beloved character.”

Stay tuned for NCIS: Origins, a promising addition to the NCIS universe that is sure to captivate fans with the untold stories of Leroy Jethro Gibbs’ early adventures in the world of naval criminal investigations.

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