Cougar Town Actor Joins NCIS: LA Spin-Off


Edwin Hodge is going to be the NCIS: Los Angeles‘ spin-off‘s resident techie.

The Cougar Town actor has been cast as Kai Ashe in the CBS franchise’s as-yet-untitled planted pilot, our sister site Deadline reports.

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We’ll first see the new project — in which a mobile team of agents live and work together as they cross the country solving crimes — as a two-part episode of NCIS: LA airing later this season.

Hodge — the older brother of Aldis Hodge aka Leverage‘s resident techie — guest-starred on NCIS this fall and plays Laurie’s love interest Wade on Cougar Town. His TV credits also include Jack & BobbyPrivate Practice and The Mentalist.