One ‘NCIS’ Vet Re-Signs, Three Still In Limbo

David McCallum with Cote de Pablo, 'NCIS' (CBS)

David McCallum with Cote de Pablo, 'NCIS' (CBS)

NCIS‘ fans should be feeling 25 percent less anxiety this morning, now that one of the four series regulars who were not signed for next season – David McCallum – has inked a new deal.

“He’s signed on for additional seasons,” the onetime ‘Invisible Man’s manager tells “He’s excited to be coming back.”

Dare we say, McCallum’s feeling just ducky about things?

Of those locked in for Season 8 (or beyond) of the CBS hit, McCallum joins ‘NCIS’ lead Mark Harmon, Rocky Carroll (who plays Vance) and Cote de Pablo (Ziva).

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That leaves a trio of fan faves in limbo. Michael Weatherly (Tony), Sean Murray (McGee) and Pauley Perrette (Abby) each are still in talks to continue on with TV’s most-watched scripted series. As reported by, CBS had approached the unsigned ‘NCIS’ stars with “pretty low-ball offers,” leading to a bit of a stalemate in their respective renegotiations.

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