Christopher Meloni Leaving 'Law & Order: SVU'

ETonline, Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 5:44pm (PDT)

After 12 seasons starring on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Christopher Meloni will exit the NBC drama this fall.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, news of Meloni's departure comes after protracted negotiations.

Meloni's co-star Mariska Hargitay will be back this fall, but will be limiting her time on the show after recently adopting a baby girl. According to THR, Jennifer Love Hewitt is among the leading female possibilities to join the cast.

Related stories on'American Idol' Contestant Lauren Alaina Overcomes Lost Voice To Perform

REPORT: Jillian Michaels Passes 'The Biggest Loser' Torch to Anna Kournikova
Show Comments
When using Facebook Connect your image and name may display on Wonderwall. All Privacy Settings are controlled by Facebook
Like us on Facebook?
Sad News
Thanks for subscribing!