The popular series NBC, Law & Order: SVU, is preparing to bring another beloved character, this time to Elliot Stabler, played by actor Christopher Meloni.

The producer of the series Law & Order: SVU, Warren Leight, has given the good news of the return of actor Chris Meloni as Elliot Stabler.

The photo, taken during a virtual table reading, shows Meloni among the fictional team of the show’s Special Victims Unit.

In the photo Leight posted, it includes Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Peter Scanavino, Kelli Giddish, and Jamie Gray Hyder, and the creative team, including Leight (third row down, green jersey) and series creator Dick Wolf.

Christopher Meloni will return to the Law & Order franchise in a new series focused on his character, Stabler, subtitled “Organized Crime.” His comeback is expected to include his first appearance on Law & Order: SVU since he left the show nearly a decade ago.

The show will go on hiatus until January 2021, it is expected to see the actor by the end of season 22 of the Law & Order: SVU show.