EXCLUSIVE: Emmy winner Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) and British actor Vinnie Jones (The Huge Ugly) are set for key recurring roles reverse Christopher Meloni on Season 2 of NBC’s Legislation & Order: Organized Crime.
Created by Dick Wolf, in Legislation & Order: Organized Crime, Meloni, reprising his position as Elliot Stabler, returns to the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating private loss. Nonetheless, town and police division have modified dramatically within the decade he’s been away and he should adapt to a prison justice system within the midst of its personal second of reckoning. Stabler will goal to search out absolution and rebuild his life whereas main a brand new elite process power that’s taking aside town’s strongest prison syndicates one after the other.
Cephas Jones will play Congressman Leon Kilbride, a born politician who fosters connections and at all times performs his playing cards proper.
Jones will painting Albi Briscu, an Japanese European gangster who’s the final remaining member of the group from the previous nation.
Wolf government produces together with showrunner Ilene Chaiken, Terry Miller, Fred Berner, Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski.
Cephas Jones and his daughter Jasmine Cephas Jones made Emmy historical past not too long ago as the primary father daughter duo to each win particular person Emmys in the identical 12 months. Jones stars as William Hill in NBC’s That is Us, incomes two excellent visitor actor Emmy awards for his work, together with a 3rd Emmy nomination. He additionally stars alongside Julianne Moore in Apple TV+’s Lisey’s Story in addition to in Apple’s Reality Be Advised reverse Octavia Spencer. Jones performs Spencer’s character’s father Poppy within the sequence, and can return to reprise his position within the upcoming second season. Jones additionally shall be starring in Second Stage Theater’s upcoming Broadway manufacturing, Clyde’s alongside Uzo Aduba, Reza Salazar and Kara Younger. He’s repped by The Gersh Company and Business Leisure.
British actor Jones has been in over 45 movies from Snatch to Lock, Inventory, & Two Smoking Barrels to Fox’s multibillion greenback X-Males franchise taking part in fan-favorite comedian e book antagonist The Juggernaut. Most not too long ago, Jones produced the characteristic movie The Huge Ugly wherein he stars reverse Ron Pearlman and Malcolm McDowell. He’s repped by Buchwald, Elevate Leisure and Meyer & Downs LLP.