Friday, October 23, 2009

Benjamin Bratt Returns To Law & Order

Benjamin Bratt comes back to Law & Order - here is the official press release from NBC with the details:


BENJAMIN BRATT TO RETURN TO 'LAW & ORDER' AS DETECTIVE REYNALDO CURTIS

Universal City, CA, October 23, 2009 - Benjamin Bratt, who was nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Detective Reynaldo Curtis on "Law & Order," will make a special return appearance as as Detective Curtis in an upcoming episode, it was announced today by series creator and executive producer Dick Wolf.

Bratt was a series regular on "Law & Order" for four seasons (1995-99) and in addition to the Emmy nomination, earned two ALMA Awards for playing Detective Curtis. In the upcoming episode, Detective Curtis will be reunited with his former "boss" Lt. Anita van Buren (S. Epatha Merkerson). "Law & Order" airs Fridays at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on NBC.

"I am thrilled that Ben is coming back for a return appearance. He joined us for our recent 20th anniversary celebration and it was like he never left," Wolf said.

Bratt most recently starred in the A&E series "The Cleaner." He has also appeared in numerous feature films including "Traffic," "Clear and Present Danger" and "Miss Congeniality."

"Law & Order," in its 20th season, won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series and tied the record for consecutive outstanding series nominations (11, tied with "Cheers" and "M*A*S*H).

"Law & Order is a Wolf Films production in association with Universal Media Studios. Dick Wolf, Rene Balcer, Peter Jankowski and Fred Berner are executive producers.






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5 comments:

A. Lowe said...

can't wait

Anonymous said...

WOOHOO!! THANK YOU SOOO MUCH FOR POSTING THIS INFO!! I am super excited. Love him!!

Anonymous said...

Could this be DW way of reintroducing a beloved character and moving him to CI on split duty with Goldblum? Hmmm only time will tell.

MissKittyFantastico

All Things Law and Order said...

MissKitty, when U fist heard that "The Cleaner" was canceled I thought the same thing - Bratt could come to LOCI. I think many fans would love to see him back with the franchise!

Anonymous said...

Great minds thinking alike ATLAO!!! Hopefully, they'll make this come true for us.

MissKittyFantastico