Christopher Meloni is returning to Law & Order: SVU in the 22nd season of the Dick Wolf franchise. Law & Order: SVU show runner Warren Leight announced Meloni’s return on the officially SVU Podcast.
Meloni played Elliot Stabler for 12 seasons on the franchise. News of Meloni’s return to SVU comes a few months after news broke that Meloni will be starring in a new Law & Order franchise.
Leight announced that Stabler will be in at least one episode of the 22nd season. Production on the new season has not begun.
Meloni spent 12 years as Elliot stabler alongside Mariska Hargitay’s Olivia Benson.