Henry Ian Cusick will visit CBS’ NCIS: Hawai’i for a season-ending arc that involves a blast from Special Agent in Charge Jane Tennant’s CIA past.
TVLine has learned exclusively — and as seen in the first-look photos above and below — that Lost and MacGyver alum Cusick guest-stars in Season 2’s two-part finale as Supervisor Agent John Swift of the Office of Special Projects.
Swift enters the fray when Tennant (played by Vanessa Lachey) gets into some seriously hot water, after the team leader travels out of the country on a very personal case from her past.
Cusick’s role is described as open-ended, and may continue into Season 3, TVLine hears.
NCIS: Hawai’i‘s two-part season ender kicks off Monday, May 15, with the episode “Past Due,” in which the discovery of a dead former MI6 agent uncovers secrets from Tennant’s past, forcing her to go to extreme, aforementioned lengths to track down the responsible party.
Then in “Dies Irae,” airing May 22, a figure from Tennant’s CIA past re-emerges — Julie White’s “Aunt” Maggie Shaw — forcing the NCIS team to seek help from the most unlikely place in order to catch a killer who threatens to destroy everything Tennant has built.
White’s character was last seen midway through Season 1 of the CBS series, when Jane’s mentor was revealed to be a pit of a spy for the Chinese, and as such got remanded to the FBI.
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Why do networks keep casting Henry Ian Cusick???
He always ends up playing a spy or a greedy, self serving, shady character, who can’t be trusted. He betrays those close to him.
He has no charm and is boring.
And when he joins a show as a cast member it’s usually the show’s last season.
What the heck usually? Can you even name ONE time that happened please?
He was in all 6 seasons of The 100
He was in around 50 episodes across five seasons of Lost
He was in the first season of Scandal which went on to have several more seasons
He was in two seasons of Macgyver
His character works for Office of Special Projects? Too bad the character won’t have been introduced on NCIS: Los Angeles. Maybe it is a post-finale change to OSP.
“…a pit of a spy…”
“…a bit of a spy…”
Also: remanded? Incarcerated? Jailed.
How about this, Keep him, get rid of her or better yet get rid of the whole show & return NCIS LA, NCIS NOLA & Macgyver back. You know: shows with people who actually can act Send her back to Love Is Blind because then we won’t have to watch her pathetic attemps at trying to perform.
I like Tennant (Jane) on the show. Don’t really know the Cusiac, but I’m willing to give him a chance.