Law & Order: CI Cast Change Up

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USA Network is working to get season number 9 of the Law & Order spin-off, Criminal Intent, but we’re looking at some changes.

Julainne Nicholson has opted to not return.  Her possible replacement could be Saffron Burrows (My Own Worst Enemy).

The veterans of the series, Vincent D’Onofrio and Kathryn Erbe, are looking to return in some capacity.  Not sure what though.

Law & Order… It just keeps on ticking & ticking.  Sometimes that’s good, sometimes it just gets long in the tooth.  How do you folks feel about Law & Order:CI?  Let us know.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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  1. I have written before on the subject and left endearing words on why the show should/must continue with THE star Vincent D’onofrio. One thing that several people who say they “watch” the show regularly have mentioned. They asked “where is Nicole”??….”she worked so well with Goren’s character. Well I hate to inform these people….but Nicole was killed off last year….Did anyone watch the episode called “FRAME”???? It was great and several people did their swan song! Pay attention folks!!

  2. What I really want to know is. . . are they going to bring Law and Order UK across the pond to us yanks?

  3. Apparently D’Onofrio and Erbe will not return to Law 7 Order CI except for possibly a guest shot. I cannot believe anyone in their right mind would want a “lighter” cop show and personally detest the show, Monk.

    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3iac01dbe8df0edc22260d77b1b8bad484

  4. Well, indeed USA has lost it. Lighter indeed, is everything a joke? Is murder and mayhem suppose to light and funny? How can you get good programs out of B actors? They have the best detective to hit the airways in decades, with Goren. You expect Goldblum to fill D’Onofrio’s size 13′s—I think not!! What a mistake! They are cutting salaries and they are losing fans at the same time. As it is I only watched every other week. Now all I may do is watch re-runs of D’Onofrio/Erbe. Or just watch my discs, I have all the shows recorded. We are gonna miss you Vince and Kate….Good Luck!!…..and to USA–good-bye!!!

  5. Save Law and Order CI email USA tell them how upset we fans our with these cast members leaving let them know we will not watch if they are gone and to reconsider and that we will keep the show alive and watch if they remain http://www.usanetwork.com/feedback/?success

  6. I WILL HAVE TO SEE WHAT I CAN WATCH NOW. IF GOREN AND EAMES ARE GONE. NO ONE CAN REPLACE THEM IT DO NOT MATTER HOW GOOD THEY ARE. DO NOT LIKE GOLDBLUM. PLEASE YOU GUYS ARE GOING TO LOOSE A LOT OF VIEWERS.
    GOREN AND EAMES ARE GREAT TOGETHER, THEY ARE THE ONES THAT MAKE THE SHOW.

  7. There are alot of people from all over the world that concur with you! Vince D’Onofrio is the show and without all the characters that made the show such a hit, loyal fans will not watch. It was NOT the stories, but the great actors/acting that made it go! Please reconsider USA/NBC/Universal and give us back the show with the only actors that belong in it.

  8. I have never written in to comment about a show but I feel compelled to do so now. Without Goren and Eames there is no Law and Order CI. This is the best of the Law and order series and the best of its genre on TV. Please don’t screw it up!

  9. I was/am watching the show because of Goren/Vincent d’Onofrio. I had to get used to this character at first, but then he really grew on me. I find him very charismatic. He brings something different to the LO series. It’s far more interesting to watch then for example Stabler, another wound up cop like many. (Kind of one-dimensional, at least to me) Without Goren it’s just like any other cop-show in my opinion. I’ve seen two Jeff Goldblum episodes in NY last summer (I live in Amsterdam, it’s not aired yet) and wasn’t too impressed although I had high expectations. I will really miss Vincent D’onofrio and will be very sorry to see him go.

  10. Who ever thought turning Law & order:ci into the Jeff Goldblum show is making a mistake,and just lost a loyal fan.The best part of loci was goran and eames.I watch all 3 L&W’s, but now one less.

    BIG BIG BIG BIG MISTAKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. I agree with all of the previous posts. BIG MISTAKE!!!! Goren & Eames are CI!! If you wanted a Goldblum show, you should’ve created something for him instead of thinking he could replace them.

  12. Finally, we get rid of Eames – what a relief! That D'Onofrio's leaving is sad but his character somehow did not make any new development and was kind of stuck, so the series needed new blood badly. Jeff Goldblum is a godsend to CI and I hope we will see more of him and for a long time! For Julianne Nicholson: she has played the nice little “girl” long enough. Maybe the writers let the next partner be an interesting woman as a strong opposite to Goldblum's character – I think Saffron could do that.

  13. Finally, we get rid of Eames – what a relief! That D'Onofrio's leaving is sad but his character somehow did not make any new development and was kind of stuck, so the series needed new blood badly. Jeff Goldblum is a godsend to CI and I hope we will see more of him and for a long time! For Julianne Nicholson: she has played the nice little “girl” long enough. Maybe the writers let the next partner be an interesting woman as a strong opposite to Goldblum's character – I think Saffron could do that.

  14. Law and Order Criminal Intent is by far one of the best series on TV today. I do not mind recasting except for Bobby and Alex's partnership. To me they make the series!!!! Sorry Chris Noth and Jeff Goldblum, You guys were and are entertaining, but I watch to see the expertise of Detective Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Detective Eames (Kathryn Erbe). If anyone who is reading this has any control of the show DO NOT TAKE THEM OFF.

  15. Dont think i will watch it without D'onofrio and now that they killed the cap off, I think i will stick with the original and SVU

  16. I have been searching for ways to try to get NBC to hear my comments (unfavorable) about the cast changes (departure of Eames, Goren, Wheeler and Ross and addition of the new woman).

    If you have free long distance, call 212-664-4415 (Programming in New York) and voice your displeasure. Perhaps if enough people swamp the network with calls, NBC will listen.

  17. L&Oci, the best show to watch, if Goren & Eames won't be returning then I won't continue to watch the show. Their characters have so much chemistry together. Noone can replace D'Onofrio or Erbe.

  18. It’s unbearable without Vince and Kate. Very bad move. Their chemistry was right on. No one can fill his shoes. Sitting here watching several seasons. I miss them!! Put them back on please…

  19. Bring back Vincent & Kate they made the show they have a huge following PLEASE

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