Regulation & Order: SVU followers will probably be thrilled to be taught that as wonderful as Mariska Hargitay is on-screen as Olivia Benson, she’s an much more wonderful supporter and pal to the solid and crew lengthy after the cameras flip off.
In reality, people noticed it firsthand final week when Mariska shared a number of behind-the-scenes selfies on Instagram celebrating two of her castmates — the beloved Peter Scanavino, who has performed Dominick Carisi since 2013, and newcomer Octavio Pisano, who solely not too long ago joined the Regulation and Order: SVU solid as Joe Velasco.
The 59 12 months previous shared the publish on February 24 after the discharge of the fifteenth episode of season 24. Mariska used her caption to specific the respect and admiration she has for the 2 and their latest performances. “Thanks for trusting me and thanks for simply making all the pieces higher. ♥️#KingOfTheMoon,” she wrote.
Reacting to the heartfelt message, Regulation and Order: SVU followers wasted no time taking to the Instagam feedback part to share their very own phrases of affection and assist.
“Sensible appearing and course!!! [I am] could be very proud to comply with this present of high quality ❤️,” one particular person wrote. “Wonderful JOB….everybody introduced forth their A-game,” one other added. “My favourite individuals [on the] planet ❤️,” a special follower mentioned.
The newest episode, titled “King of the Moon,” wasn’t only a particular episode as a result of it was directed by Mariska herself. It got here on the heels of the information that former solid member Richard Belzer died on the age of 78 on February 19. Greatest recognized for taking part in Detective John Munch, the actor was featured on the present from season 1 in 1999 via season 14 in 2013. In honor of his reminiscence, Mariska devoted her episode to him.
“I really feel blessed to have recognized you and adored you and labored with you, facet by facet, for therefore a few years,” Mariska wrote of her late pal on Instagram. “How fortunate the angels are to have you ever.”
The ultimate episode of season 24 premieres on March 23 at 8 p.m. EST.