In Washington, On August 23 the ‘CSI’ star William Petersen was sent to the hospital from the popular crime drama television series sequel sets. He was reportedly feeling unwell and breathless. The trip to the hospital was just a “precautionary measure” for the 68-years old actor as he was working for many hours. Variety was told that Petersen was doing long shifts and was shooting many hours, for the past 12 weeks, confirmed the representative.
William Petersen is reprising his role as Gil Grissom on the ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ for the second time, as the show is the sequel to the original one. The show will premiere on CBS on October 6. William is the Executive Producer of the show ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ and ‘CSI: Vegas’. Peterson has gained global recognition and has very unique acting skills. William Peterson recently won Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in CSI.
The prequel actors including Jorja Fox, Wallace Langhan, and William Petersen will continue reprising the same roles. The new actors that viewers will enjoy are Maxine Roby, Hugo Ramirez, Allie Ranjan, and John Folsom. As per the reports of Variety, ‘CSI’ will open new openings in the sequel. ‘CSI: Vegas’ will take the whole squad to Las Vegas, where it all started. The squad will try to solve a case that can bring down their laboratory. A new team of forensic lab investigators will help the squad bring justice to the entire city.
At the moment, William Petersen’s representative has not disclosed any extra information about the health issues William is experiencing. An Ambulance rushed William to the hospital. Reports are now saying that he is okay and is back at his home.
The excitement of releasing the sequel of CSI after 21 years was very much for CBS president Kelly Kahl. He played the role of Gil Grissom, for the whole first nine seasons. Later, he came only for a few episodes. He also starred in the 1985 movie To Live And Die in L.A. William also appeared in Hannibal Lecter, Manhunter, in 1986. He is also a member of Chicago- based Steppenwolf Theatre Company and co-founded in 1979.
CBS announced last month that the new series sequel, CSI: Vegas will start on October 6.