Law & Order: Meloni & Hargitay Share Some SVU News, Go Blue Steel

With a little more than two weeks to go until the next official "Law & Order: OC/SVU Crossover Event" finds Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) and Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) digging into the death of Benson's brother Simon (Michael Weston) and Richard Wheatley's (Dylan McDermott) possible connection to it, Meloni and Hargitay took to Instagram to celebrate a special occasion on Tuesday. That's right, the season finale of Law & Order: SVU has officially wrapped- and yes, Meloni's Stabler is around to (hopefully) help Hargitay's Benson end things on a good note.

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Here's a look at Hargitay's post, followed by Meloni sharing a quick video of the two rocking the best Zoolander "Blue Steel" they can muster:

Now here's a look at the first official teaser for the big two-hour, two-episode crossover event, set for Thursday, May 13, at 9 pm ET/8 pm CT on NBC- followed by a clip from Law & Order: SVU where Benson opens up about those she's lost over the years- including her brother:

Law & Order: Organized Crime features Meloni returning to his Law & Order: SVU role as Elliot Stabler, rejoining the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating personal loss. However, the city and police department have changed dramatically in the decade he's been away, and he must adapt to a criminal justice system in the midst of its own moment of reckoning. Throughout the series, viewers follow Stabler's journey to find absolution and rebuild his life, while leading a new elite task force that is taking apart the city's most powerful criminal syndicates one by one.

Wolf executive produces along with showrunner Ilene Chaiken, Terry Miller, Fred Berner, Arthur W. Forney, and Peter Jankowski. Joining Meloni on Law & Order: Organized Crime is Dylan McDermott (The Practice, American Horror Story) as Richard Wheatley, Tamara Taylor (Bones, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) as Angela Wheatley, Danielle Moné Truitt (Deputy) as Sgt. Ayanna Bell, Ainsley Seiger (American Waste) as Jet Sloomaekers, Charlotte Sullivan (Rookie Blue), Nick Creegan (David Makes Man) as Richard "Richie" Wheatley, Jr., Ben Chase (The Last Thing He Wanted), Jaylin Fletcher (Snowpiercer), Nicky Torchia (Black Mirror) as Eli stabler, Michael Rivera ("Law & Order" franchise) as Det. Diego Morales, and Ibrahim Renno (The Looming Tower) as Izak Bekher.

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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