Hawaii Five-0 season 9: Will Alex O’Loughlin and Scott Caan return?

Alex O'Loughlin and Scott CaanAre both Alex O’Loughlin and Scott Caan coming back to Hawaii Five-0 for season 9? We know that this has been one of the biggest questions out there with the show, to go along with whether or not there would be a season 9 in the first place.

Yesterday, CBS confirmed that the long-running show would be back for more (and we couldn’t be happier since this is one of our favorite shows!). Today, TVLine is reporting that both O’Loughlin and Caan are going to be back for the new season. While this may not be official as of yet, it hasn’t felt as though there was any real reason to worry. There was no evidence that Caan was going to be leaving the show at the end of the season; meanwhile, O’Loughlin reversed his position on potentially leaving after season 8 this past summer. He reiterated his desire to return for potentially a couple more seasons during a recent press tour promoting his directorial debut.

With both Alex and Scott reportedly coming back, Hawaii Five-0 ensures that the Steve-Danny dynamic (one of the most important and fun aspects of the series) remains intact. There is also so much material still to mine with the two of them. While there’s no guarantee that the restaurant concept is going to get off the ground, we remain hopeful for that from a comedy point of view. They also excel in some of the more action-oriented sequences and there are opportunities for the two to remain mentors to some of the younger members of the team, including Junior and Tani.

There are still a handful of season 8 episodes to go at present, so with that in mind we don’t want to get too far ahead of ourselves. This season will conclude in May and following that, season 9 is slated to premiere on CBS this fall. Hawaii Five-0 remains the network’s most-popular Friday show in adults 18-49 and it has a large international following to go along with that.

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