Emily Wickersham joins NCIS as a season regular
Another top-female analysts is joining the team, Emily Wickersham will join as a season regular starting on November 19. As for her role on the show, Wickersham will play the role of NSA analyst Eleanor Bishop, a very talented individual that specializes in global threat assessment and preparation.
CBS made the announcement earlier this morning (Monday). “Emily Wickersham’s Ellie Bishop is proving to perfectly compliment the NCIS team,” said Executive Producer Gary Glasberg. “Her energy and enthusiasm is contagious. Great things are planned for Bishop and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have her on board.”
Wickersham’s character, Ellie Bishop, will be introduced when it is discovered the Secretary of the Navy was bugged during a confidential briefing, a security breach Bishop described in exact detail two years ago in a threat analysis report. Working side-by-side with Gibbs and the team, Bishop cross-examines the case file to help determine who is behind the crime.
Wickersham’s film credits include “Gone,” “I am Number Four” and “Remember Me.” Her television credits include “The Sopranos,” “The Bridge” and “Gossip Girl.”