Vincent D’Onofrio is a celebrity that fans may recognize as a frequent face. Daredevil HawkeyeHe said that he is open to playing the role of his predecessor on the upcoming Law & Orderrevival on NBC. D’Onofrio was Detective Robert Goren, and starred in the series spinoff Criminal Intent for a decade before ultimately leaving the show in 2011.
“I’ve made it clear to Dick Wolf that I would come back if he wanted to do a streaming six to ten or 13 episodes, I would be totally into it,” D’Onofrio told ComicBook.com. “To play a more mature Robert Goren would be really fun, and Warren Leight, who writes Special Victims Unit, was one of my favorite writers on Criminal Intent. I think he would be great, and also Chris Brancado, who writes The Godfather of Harlem, we first met on the last eight episodes of Law & Order. Yeah, I’d like to revisit it, but that’s up to Dick Wolf. I’ve made it very clear to him that I would, so that’s up to him, I really have no say in that.”
News broke in September that the franchise’s flagship series would return to the air after more than a decade. It aired for twenty seasons before abruptly being cancelled.”Law & Order is quite simply one of the most iconic shows in television history, and the idea of continuing its legacy and partnering with Dick on an all-new season is nothing short of exhilarating”Susan Rovner, Chairman Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television. “This is great news for NBC as well as TV fans everywhere.”
“The return of the flagship Law & Order series for a pivotal 21st season is a proud moment for Dick and a proud moment for us, his studio partners,”Chairman, Universal Studio Group, Pearlena Igbokwe
If Dick Wolf, super-producer, accepts D’Onofrio’s offer to use him once again in the Law & Orderuniverse, the actor would join Hugh Dancy, Anthony Anderson, Camryn Mannheim and Jeffrey Donovan as returning stars. Burn Notice.
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