Carl Weathers To Co-Star In Dick Wolf’s “Chicago Justice”

Veteran actor Carl Weathers, best known for his role as Apollo Creed in the Rocky moviesis set to co-star in Dick Wolf’s next Chicago spin-off, “Chicago Justice.”

Wolf announced the exciting news at the PaleyFest panel on Saturday.

Here’s the scoop via Deadline:

The planned spinoff will be introduced in Episode 21 of Chicago PD this season, titled Justice, which will be directed by Jean de Segonzac. Weathers will play State’s Attorney Mark Jefferies, a respected, grounded intellectual with admirable gravitas.

Spearheaded by Wolf, Chicago Justice is produced by Universal TV and Wolf Entertainment. It will be the fourth installment in the Chicago franchise and Wolf’s fifth drama on NBC.

Congrats to Carl.

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