Original ‘New York Undercover’ stars Malik Yoba and Lauren Velez are in talks to join the ABC’s revival of the popular procedural.
Yoba and Velez played Det. JC Williams and Det. Nina Moreno in the original show. The revival will follow detectives Melissa Ortiz and Nat Gilmore as they go undercover and solves crimes in the most dangerous areas of NYC.
Anthony Hemingway is directing the pilot with Dick Wolf and Ben Watkins producing. No release date has been set but it is likely to air in fall-2019 season if it is picked up to series. Production will begin in March.