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'NCIS: Hawaii': Vanessa Lachey Cast In Lead Role Of The Series

NCIS: Hawaii Casts Vanessa Lachey In The Lead Role

NCIS: Hawaii has found its leading woman: Vanessa Lachey! The actress and TV personality landed the major role in the new NCIS spin-off, in which she'll star as the franchise's first female team leader. Watch the video here for the first details and two other stars who've joined the show.

Vanessa Lachey is set to be the face of NCIS: Hawaii. The 40-year-old star landed the main role in the new NCIS series that was announced this month.

NCIS: Hawaii: Vanessa Lachey Cast To Lead New Series

Deadline confirmed Lachey's casting today in addition to two other actors who will be regular stars on NCIS: Hawaii. Lachey will play NCIS Special Agent "Jane Tennant."

NCIS: Hawaii Casts Vanessa Lachey In Lead Role As "Jane Tennant"

Watch the video above for details on Lachey's new NCIS: Hawaii role and when you can expect to see the series. You can also learn more about the new NCIS show here.