CBS’s “NCIS: LA” Season 14 Producer Confirms Hetty’s Return
NCIS: LA fans rejoice because Hetty is officially coming back for the series during all of the Season 14 action!
“NCIS: LA” viewers were alarmed this week when the Season 14 premiere of the CBS procedural did not include Linda Hunt’s Hetty, the character whose last known location was Syria. In the episode, the team received word that a body had been a body found in Syria. By the end, they learn that it was a child’s body but they had Hetty’s IDs attached to them — likely because she wanted to stage her own death. Per Variety
Executive producer R. Scott Gemmill shared the following about Hunt’s return to the CBS series, per Variety:
“Hetty has been an integral force within the agency and an especially important part of Callen’s past. As Callen starts thinking about his upcoming wedding to Anna, he would want Hetty present. The plan is to go and rescue her at some point and find out what she’s gotten herself into in Syria, but we’re just trying to figure out when we can pull it off. The goal is to make it happen this season.”
Hetty last appeared in the Season 13 premiere, titled “Subject 17,” which aired in October 2021. Her role was small because of Covid.