‘Sarcasm is the Key to Our Bonding’

At first you might think it’s a stretch for actor Chris O’Donnell and rapper LL Cool J to play special-agent buddies on the hit CBS series NCIS: Los Angeles. Even they don’t seem to be sure why they fit together so well.

“I really couldn’t explain it,” LL Cool J says with a big grin. “We had never met before the show. Then we went to the gun range for weapons training, and we just clicked. You have one guy, Chris, who’s from the Midwest and this other guy, me, who’s from the inner city of New York. But we share a common sensibility. I think that me plus him equals a little more than two, you know?”

Read the whole interview with Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J on parade.com (2010).