‘Blue Bloods’ Major Guest Stars for Upcoming Season 12 Revealed

by Madison Miller

There’s no shortage of familiar faces over on “Blue Bloods.” Popular actors like Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, and Donnie Wahlberg star in the police drama on CBS.

As of now, fans are gearing up for season 12 of the series. Writers for the show are looking to bring more drama and action to the series and are doing so with several new guest stars making an appearance. The new season is premiering on Friday, October 1 at 8 p.m. ET. The first episode of the season is called “Hate is Hate.”

New Guest Stars Coming to ‘Blue Bloods’

The regular cast is all set to appear in season 12, which also included Will Estes, Len Cariou, Sami Gayle, Marisa Ramirez, and Vanessa Ray. According to Popculture, there are also new faces joining the cast.

Jenn Gambatese is going to guest star as Naomi Chesnick. She is most recognizable for her career performing in plays, such as Disney’s “Tarzan” as Jane and as Glinda in “Wicked.” Also appearing in “Blue Bloods” will be David Lee Huynh and Carmen M. Herlihy, they are set to play Minh Tran and Han Tran.

Herlihy is most known for “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” and “Morning Glory.” Huynh is known for “FBI” and “Encounter Party!” Some of the other guest stars include Cheryl Freeman, Adeola Role, Hasseim Muhammad, Jenyffer Zorilla, Thomas Paolina, Emmet Smith, Vincent Condurso, Gary Lavard, Matthew R. Staley, Calvin Dutton, as well as many other guests are also appearing.

All the details regarding characters for these guest actors have yet to be revealed.

Sneak Peek of First Episode

The synopsis for the first episode back has made certain details public, however. According to Parade, Danny Reagan will kick off season 12 by searching for the person responsible for the murder of a young boy. Meanwhile, Frank Reagan will be in conflict with the mayor (Mayor Peter Chase is played by Dylan Walsh) as they try to determine the best course of action to protect the city. Recently, there have been more high-profile shootings. Erin Reagan will also be in that first episode back as she tries to sort through a case that has been open for decades. The witness for the killing is her boss, D.A. Kimberly Crawford, who was only 13 at the time.

As for Danny Reagan, fans are wondering if this is the season in which he will finally become romantically involved with his longtime partner, Maria Baez.

The regular cast has been around since the start of the show. Donnie Wahlberg is excited about TV, but about another show entirely. He tweeted recently, “I’m so ready! Best show on TV, but don’t tell my tv dad and my castmates on Blue Bloods I said that. Though, I think I’ve told them a thousand times myself, already…”