is reporting that a sequel to the much-discussed Tony (Michael Weatherly) and Ziva (Cote de Pablo) excursion to Paris
is in the offing, but, fortunately or otherwise, the people involved will not
be Tiva.Gibbs' Girls Sound Off on 'NCIS' Romance
As it turns out, it's Abby (Pauley Perrette) and McGee (Sean Murray) who are set to take a trip. They'll go across the border to Mexico on an NCIS
episode set to air later this season. Of course, we need not remind you how close the two are ("You told me it was a box sofa.").
In possibly related news (to Tiva), the actor who played Ziva's dad Mossad director Eli David has recently joined
the cast of daytime soap All My Children
. Michael Nouri, 64, is set to play Caleb McGraw, a recluse whom Erica Kane (Susan Lucci) meets after she crashes her plane into his mountainside home.
Perrette is certainly no recluse: Access Atlanta
is reporting that the once Atlanta resident is as popular as Morgan Freeman and Tom Hanks, judging from her Q rating, a measure of celebrity likability.
The 41-year-old is scheduled to be at the Atlanta Film Festival today to promote her short film To Comfort You
, where she plays an HIV-stricken daughter.
"It's a smart, funny, fun show," Perrette said of the series that catapulted her to mainstream popularity. "It's a total blessing. I love my job!"
She has the same love for Abby, the quirky, hug-crazy forensic scientist that she plays on America's most watched scripted series.
"People adore Abby. I love her. I think she's awesome. I want to be her. I'm just proud I've been able to move forward in this industry, keep my head on straight and not lose my mind!"
has started taking pre-orders for the first season DVD of NCIS
spin-off NCIS: Los Angeles
. The advance order is currently pegged at $56.49.
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