Regulation and Order: Particular Victims Unit
Elliot Stabler is coming again to the Regulation & Order: Particular Victims Unit universe, and his previous associate is joyful to have him again.
Following studies this week that Christopher Meloni would reprise his SVU character for a brand new Dick Wolf collection, his former costar Mariska Hargitay posted a message on Instagram wishing the actor a cheerful birthday and increasing a heat welcome to the character he performed on the long-running NBC procedural.
“Pleased birthday [Chris Meloni],” she wrote, including, “Congratulations and welcome residence Elliot Stabler” and the hashtags #ItsBeenAWhile and #MissedYou.
In line with Tuesday’s studies, Meloni will return as Stabler in a brand new collection that can revolve across the character main an NYPD organized crime unit. (And, we are able to solely hope, will present alternatives for crossover episodes with the SVU mothership, permitting Hargitay’s Olivia Benson and Stabler to work collectively once more.) NBC hasn’t formally confirmed the information, however Meloni gave a cryptic tease to a fan who requested in regards to the collection on Twitter, saying, “Sleep tight.”
Meloni appeared on SVU from season 1 by way of season 12, exiting the collection in 2011. The present is at the moment in its 21st season — making it the longest-running primetime TV drama ever — and was renewed earlier this yr for 3 extra of them.
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