Last season, “NCIS” fans were introduced to the stubborn, well-trained, and dedicated officer, Jessica Knight. Portrayed by Katrina Law, Knight appeared in the final few episodes of season eighteen. While her appearance was brief, she instantly gained a fan following.
In a Monday morning Instagram post, the actress highlighted a stunning photo with the comment “Sitting in gratitude.”
One can only imagine what it is the actress is talking about, but it is very likely it’s in response to her recent addition to the “NCIS” team.
Law Joins ‘NCIS’ Cast
Shortly after Katrina Law lit up the screen in her two-episode stint, rumors that she would be permanently added to the series as a member of the special forces team began to swirl. It was later announced that Jessica Knight would, in fact, be joining the “NCIS” team in the nineteenth season of the hit CBS series.
During her brief run, Knight connected with the tight-knit team almost immediately. The officer is extremely likable. She has also certainly has shown that she plays by her own rules. Since her appearance on the series, Knight has made it clear that she will do anything to complete her assignments to the best of her ability. As well as be there for her teammates.
Kristina Law’s Jessica Knight is a new type of character for the hit series. A recent article in TV Insider noted that the Law portrays the character of Jessica Knight as one who will do whatever it takes to make sure she’s her teammates’ backs. Even if it includes stepping outside of guidelines to do what needs to be done.
The article went on to note that the Jesicca Knight has her own way to accomplish what she needs to, even if it’s not the typical formula.
Knight and Torres Are Working Closely Together
So far, Jessica Knight seems to be working closest with Nick Torres (Wilmer Valderrama). Torres is one of the team’s newest members. He came to the “NCIS” after spending numerous years in undercover operations. Torres stepped in as one of the newest member “NCIS” team members in season fourteen after Tony Dinozzo’s exit from the series.
Katrina Law has been a sort of “mainstay” on CBS over the last few years. In 2019, she landed a co-lead role in the CBS pilot “Alive” along with Ryan Phillipe. She later joined the cast of the long-running CBS series “Hawaii Five-O.”