I never figured out why William Petersen left the series in the first place
CSI, one of the most successful TV franchises ever, is inching closer to a formal return at CBS.
Stars William Petersen and Jorja Fox are closing in on deals to return for the limited series revival from the franchise's original creative team, Anthony Zuiker and Jerry Bruckheimer.
Additionally, the rumored series has also enlisted Matt Lauria, Paula Newsome and Mel Rodriguez tothe cast that is expected to bring back legacy characters and new faces for the short-order entry. CBS and producers CBS Studios declined comment as a formal series pickup has not yet been announced.