When NCIS season 15 premieres on CBS this fall, you’re going to have a chance to get another dose of Wilmer Valderrama as Nick Torres. This is his second season on the show, and after getting to know more of the character last year, we’re now more invested than ever before.
So what is coming up next for Nick? We know a few isolated things at present. First, remember that we reported yesterday that Torres is going to be visiting Congress alongside Leon Vance in the season premiere. These two guys are going to have the difficult task of trying to explain what went on during the Paraguay mission that currently has Gibbs and McGee trapped in the country. That’s no easy task, and they have every bit of our sympathy.
Beyond that, the photo below (as posted by Valderrama himself) shows the character in another very-different state: He looks like he’s recovering from someone striking him in the face. What happened here? Well, he’s one of the more action-oriented guys on the team now. Torres is going to be used for some of the show’s most high-octane sequences, which means in turn that he’s going to get some bumps and bruises from people trying to resist arrest or challenge him. This is just a sign above all else that things aren’t going too well for the guy in one of the opening episodes, but it’s clearly not stopping him from working alongside Bishop (Emily Wickersham) in order to get the job done.
Beyond the NCIS premiere, CBS has kept a fairly tight lip on the story with one key exception: The arrival of Maria Bello to the show a few episodes into it. Her character is an agent who will challenge Gibbs in ways that he has not been challenged before. We’re sure that she will also have a relationship with Torres, Bishop, and many other characters, but the specifics there are to be determined. This is a character-based show, and with that we imagine that the producers aren’t going to skimp on some of the interesting character moments … even in the midst of a number of cases.
What do you want to see with Nick Torres on NCIS season 15?
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