If Dwayne Pride (Scott Bakula) loses one other agent anytime quickly, NCIS: New Orleans followers might by no means get better. Pride’s former brokers, Meredith Brody (Zoe McLellan), and Sonja Percy (Shalita Grant) left in earlier seasons. Special Agent Christopher LaSalle (Lucas Black) could also be useless, however is there an opportunity Brody or Percy would possibly return?
Special Agents Meredith Brody and Sonja Percy left in several seasons
The first to exit the NCIS spin-off was Zoe McLellan’s character, Special Agent Meredith Brody. After placing her crew in jeopardy by trusting Homeland Security Agent John Russo (Ivan Sergei), Brody turned in her badge. McLellan didn’t return for season 3.
McLellan isn’t taking up many gigs as of late. She’s busy maneuvering issues in her private life.
Shalita Grant’s character, Sonja Percy, was a part of Pride’s crew from 2015-2018. Pride and Agent Percy’s relationship held a little bit of pressure. When Percy felt she was letting the crew down, she declined a job provide on the FBI. One extra near-death expertise and Percy felt it was her time to go.
In actual life, Grant left to pursue different tasks. Deadline reported it was “mutually agreed upon,” however are this stuff ever mutual?
Agents Tammy Gregorio and Hannah Khoury changed the empty spots
Tammy Gregorio (performed by Vanessa Ferlito) picked up in season Three the place McLellan’s absence left off. Gregorio is an FBI Special Agent who signed on to research Pride and his crew. She wasn’t precisely welcomed at first, however finally received them over and selected to remain.
Special Agent Hannah Khoury (performed by Necar Zadegan), appeared in season 5 of NCIS: New Orleans. Agent Khoury took over for Pride whereas he recovered from being shot (and virtually dying).
Characters come and go on exhibits on a regular basis. Since Grant and McLellan’s exits got here at completely different occasions, writers had the chance to ease newcomers in with out disrupting the family-like really feel of the crew an excessive amount of.
Now that Christopher LaSalle (Lucas Black) is gone, we’ll have to attend and see if showrunners deliver on one other new agent to fill his spot. However, followers know that the spot will without end belong to “King’s” sort-of son.
Will Agent Brody or Percy return in season 6?
Many famous that the absence of each brokers throughout LaSalle’s funeral scene felt off. We know they’re simply characters, but when believability is the aim, it’d have made sense for Percy and Brody to pay their respects to a fallen agent they beforehand labored so carefully with.
That mentioned, Grant and McLellan’s exits left room for potential cameos in future episodes, in contrast to Black whose loss of life would permit solely ghost sequences or flashbacks.
Fans of the NOLA iteration would like to see acquainted faces again on set, however as of now, there’s nod definitive phrase on who will visitor star within the again half of season 6. For now, we’ll hold the hope alive.
NCIS: New Orleans returns in February 2020.