Marty Deeks’ Eric Christian Olsen shared a major new update just days before NCIS Los Angeles’ series finale.
NCIS Los Angeles, CBS’ long-running procedural drama, will officially end on Friday, marking the end of its 14-season run.
While fans prepare to say goodbye to the beloved cast, Marty Deeks star Eric Christian Olsen took to social media to share some exciting career news.
Unlike his role as the tough LAPD-NCIS Liaison Officer, Olsen will be working behind the scenes for Matlock’s upcoming release.
CBS has ordered a reboot of the 1986 drama, starring Kathy Bates, for the 2023-2024 broadcast season.
The actor announced the exciting news on Instagram while posting the trailer and providing significant insight in the caption.
“Can’t wait for you guys to see this show!!!” wrote Olsen. Sunday evenings. Only @cbstv / @paramountplus after @60minutes!!!
“Thank you to Jennie Snyder Urman, Kathy Bates, @skyepmarshall, @jason_ritter @leahmlewis @daviddelrio @ikwuakor @jokleinonline @annarvjones for your genius.” @sierraobioha @meagentaja and directed by the enchanting @katcoiro!!”
“I guarantee you will love this show,” he teased, “and if you don’t, we’re breaking up. #letlovelive.” (sic)
This sparked a frenzy among fans, who rushed to the comments section to congratulate the star.
Among the messages of support, Olsen’s NCIS LA co-stars expressed their admiration for the actor.
Brian Dietzen, who plays Dr. Jimmy Palmer on CBS’ flagship show NCIS, shared the show’s trailer on Instagram Stories, writing, “Congrats @ericcolsen!! I can hardly wait to see it!”
Renée Felice Smith, who previously played Nell Jones alongside Olsen, also shared the trailer.
“My friend @ericcolsen’s new show MATLOCK starring the one and only Kathy Bates was just picked up and I’m over here celebrating this HUGE WIN!” she captioned it.
Olsen previously stated, “It’s so exciting and overwhelming, and I can’t wait for people to see it.”
“Jenny Snyder Urman, who created Jane the Virgin, which was a show that got five seasons of like 100 on Rotten Tomatoes,” he said of the production.
“She is a genuine genius, and she has created something both stunningly beautiful and thematically powerful.” “It’s incredible,” the actor told ET Canada.
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