‘NCIS: New Orleans’ Recruits ‘Veronica Mars’ Actor Adam Rose as Guest Star (Exclusive)

Scott Bakula stars on CBS’ new hit series, which debuted Tuesday night and drew 17 million viewers

“Veronica Mars” actor Adam Rose is set to guest star on an upcoming episode of CBS’ new hit series “NCIS: New Orleans,” TheWrap has learned.

Scott Bakula stars on “NCIS: New Orleans,” which debuted Tuesday night and drew 17 million viewers.

In episode 106, which is titled “Master of Horror,” Rose will play Jesse Neville, whose parolee father is the lead suspect in a murder investigation.

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“We are thrilled to have Adam join us in New Orleans for this complex and challenging role. He’s a terrific talent and we can’t wait to work with him,” said Gary Glasberg, executive producer and creator of “NCIS: New Orleans.”

Rose is a veteran of both the big and small screens. He has worked with A-list directors such as Jason Reitman on “Up in the Air,” Noah Baumbach on “The Squid and the Whale” and Woody Allen on “Deconstructing Harry,” in which he played Robin Williams‘ son.

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The young actor garnered a cult fan base after playing Max on the popular TV series “Veronica Mars,” and he also appeared on “Supernatural” and had recurring roles on “Weeds” and “Necessary Roughness.”

Rose has also branched out behind the camera, as he wrote, produced and directed the acclaimed short film “Queen,” which stars Ryan Eggold as a drag queen cabaret star.

Rose booked the job on “NCIS: New Orleans” shortly after signing with top management company Brillstein Entertainment Partners, which now represents him along with Domain Talent and attorney Robbie Koch of Jackoway Tyerman.