After 12 seasons, NBC’s “Legislation & Order: SVU” is sending off one in every of its key detectives.
Actress Kelli Giddish introduced this summer time that she could be exiting the long-running crime drama present mid-season, saying goodbye to her character, Detective Amanda Rollins. Her remaining episode is rapidly approaching: A teaser for the Season 24 fall finale, set to air Dec. 8, guarantees an emotional farewell to the Particular Victims Unit detective.
“I am leaving SVU,” Rollins says within the teaser, which debuted Thursday evening.
What else can followers anticipate from her remaining episode? The 15-second teaser exhibits a clip of Rollins getting into a courtroom sporting a white gown and carrying a bouquet of flowers as her colleagues – and love curiosity Dominick “Sonny” Carisi (Peter Scanavino) – flip round and seem surprised to see her. Are these wedding ceremony bells we hear?
“You going to begin crying already, Liv?” Fin Tutuola (Ice-T) says with a smile to Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) as the 2 girls hug.
In August, Giddish put to relaxation any hypothesis about her continued stint on the present in an announcement to USA TODAY.
“I needed to handle the chatter I’ve seen on-line and let everybody know that this may, certainly, be my final season on ‘Legislation & Order: SVU,’” stated Giddish.
Whereas the 42-year-old actress didn’t disclose her cause for leaving the Emmy-winning sequence, she stated “enjoying Rollins has been one of many best joys and privileges of (her) life.”
“I’ve been so lucky to be part of the ‘Legislation & Order’ household for the final 12 years,” Giddish continued. “There’s merely no different character on TV like Rollins. She’s grown and altered, and I’ve as properly. I began on this present after I was in my late 20s and I’m grateful I received to spend so a lot of my grownup years with Rollins in my life.”
Giddish made her first look within the “SVU” universe in 2007, enjoying Kara Bawson within the episode “Outsider.” She scored a recurring position as Rollins in Season 13.
“I need to thank Dick Wolf, Mariska Hargitay, Warren Leight, Peter Jankowski, NBC, Common Tv, all of my co-stars, each single member on the crew and all of the writers right here for our unbelievable work collectively these final 12 years,” Giddish stated. “I’m so excited to take all of the issues I’ve discovered in my time on ‘SVU’ and put them towards all the things that’s subsequent to come back.”
Contributing: Edward Segarra
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