If CBS’ in-the-works CSI revival handles to snag a main series order– and there’s no factor to expect it will not– franchise vets William Petersen and Jorja Fox will find themselves working along with a brand name brand-new Las Vegas team. And, according to preliminary character intel, the gang comes with a reasonable quantity of baggage.
As we reported, CBS is nearing deals with Petersen and Fox to repeat their particular roles as Gil Grissom and Sara Sidle in the prospective event series, which was initially timed to correspond with the 20 th anniversary of the original CSI‘s launch this fall (however, due to the coronavirus, will now likely be pressed to 2021).
According to our sibling pub Due Date, the beginner investigators and lab rats joining Gil and Sara include:
MAXINE|The brand-new head of the Vegas Criminal activity laboratory, she is “a top-flight scientist and a leader in the field of genetics.” She is likewise a single mommy who is struggling to manage her kid’s opioid dependency.
JOSH|A Level 3 CSI, he typically takes the lead on cases and has a “propensity for criminal offense scene reconstruction.” He originates from difficulty though: his family is a bunch of small-time criminals and burglars and scammers.
ALLIE|A Level 2 CSI, she is a “bonafide genius” with a “bright future” who earned her PhD forensic archaeology at Harvard. She immigrated to the U.S. to pursue her dream as a CSI.
CHRIS|Likewise a Level 2 CSI, he is a “independent school kid” who began as a laboratory rat and worked his method into the field.
HUGO|The Head Medical Inspector, he has a somewhat scary obsession with dead bodies. The morgue is “his delighted location.”
Pending a formal green light from CBS, CSI 2.0 would likely begin production this fall.