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NCIS: New Orleans Casts Fast & Furious Star

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Fast & Furious star Lucas Black has joined the cast of CBS' NCIS: New Orleans, TVLine.com reports.

The upcoming spin-off, which will launch as a backdoor pilot in a spring NCIS two-parter, will focus on the New Orleans office of NCIS that handles cases from Pensacola through Mississippi and Louisiana to the Texas panhandle.

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Black, whose other credits include the Friday Night Lights movie and 42, will play Special Agent LaSalle, a no-nonsense federal agent. He joins the previously cast Scott Bakula, Zoe McLellan and CCH Pounder.

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