‘NCIS: New Orleans’ Star Rob Kerkovich Explains Why Sebastian Isn’t With the React Team Full-Time

by Jeremy Spirogis
NCIS: New Orleans

Considering most reveals have taken an early hiatus as a result of Coronavirus pandemic (COVED-19), NCIS: New Orleans has supplied just a few new episodes to make the change rather less troublesome. However, with season 6 ending shorter than ordinary, the NOLA group might not have a satifying ending.

That stated, Forensic Field Agent, Sebastian Lund (Rob Kerkovich), just lately joined REACT (Regional Enforcement Action Capabilities Team). Some surprise why he’s nonetheless working for Dwayne Pride (Scott Bakula) whereas doing REACT coaching. Luckily, Kerkovich took to Twitter to elucidate why he thinks Sebastian nonetheless helps out Pride regardless of having his arms full.

Rob Kerkovich loves enjoying Sebastian Lund on ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ because of this

NCIS: New Orleans
Travis West as Bryce Collier and Rob Kerkovich as Forensic Scientist Sebastian Lund | Sam Lothridge/CBS through Getty Images

NCIS: New Orleans star, Rob Kerkovich, has been part of the franchise since 2014. Once the back-door pilot aired through the mothership, NCIS, the networked picked up NOLA for a full season and Kerkovich signed on.

As one of many few who’ve been on Dwayne Pride’s (Bakula) group from the start, Kerkovich’s deep understanding of his character reveals. In a earlier interview with Parade, Kerkovich revealed why he loves enjoying the forensics skilled a lot.

“I like that he is trusting. A lot of times people ask how I am like him because we share a lot of interests, in terms of the nerd stuff, but I think Sebastian is a lot less jaded than I am, and I like playing that. He is eager to please,” he stated.

He continued saying Sebastian’s life mirrored his personal through, “Being the new guy to the group, wanting everyone to like him, wanting to feel useful,” he stated. “He really wants to prove himself to these guys, and I, in a way, want to prove myself to the rest of the cast.”

Here’s why Sebastian Lund works NCIS and REACT on the similar time

Season 6 of NCIS: New Orleans additionally adopted Sebastian’s acceptance into REACT coaching. While the remainder of his group — particularly roommate, Tammy Gregorio (Vanessa Ferlito) — didn’t assume he’d lower it, Sebastian pressed on.

Not solely did Sebastian show he can undergo the coaching, however he’s additionally a frontrunner when tasked to take action. His placement with REACT has some questioning the way it all works, particularly since he’s nonetheless very energetic with the NCIS group.

This fan asked: “@RobKerkovich What happened to you joining the NCIS SWAT unit?? It seemed you were accepted, but you are back with the NCIS team. Just watching the show and wondering what happened (maybe I missed it?!)”

Kerkovich explained the answer the most effective he knew how.

“A lot of people have asked about this. My understanding is that being on REACT is like being a volunteer firefighter. Sebastian will still be working his “day job”, however may at any level get the decision to go assist REACT with a mission.”

For now, it appears to be like like Sebastian until pull double responsibility on two vital groups. The larger query stays, how lengthy can he carry out properly for each with out sacrificing his well-being?

Kerkovich hosted an Instagram Live celebration throughout a latest episode

Fans have been handled to a particular present throughout the March 16 episode of NCIS: New Orleans when Kerkovich took to Instagram to reply questions whereas wearing wigs and chugging a drink or two.

The reside stream, some said, helped with “pandemic anxiety.”

“It was a grand old time! You should do that every week,” one fan commented. “Lol. Nice one, Slim,” one other viewer stated. ” beloved it!! Had a good time!” extra followers echoed.

It’s unclear how issues will wrap up with Season 6 taking an early break, however a minimum of we have now Kerkovich to maintain us entertained within the meantime.

NCIS: New Orleans airs Sundays at 10 p.m. on CBS.

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