We chatted with Gjokaj to get the scoop on Maura's potential love connection — and whether he'll be sticking around for good. And will Maura finally find a relationship to rival her sparkling friendship with Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon)?
He's a bit of a different kind of character than the guys she's met before, and they make a connection while she's doing this lecture for her students.
And that's exciting in a way, because every time I get a script, I'm paging through it and asking myself, "Where's this going? " It seems from the episodes we shot, it's getting a little more serious.
I was definitely waiting for the other shoe to drop [laughs].
They didn't really talk to me about it when I signed up for the role.
I'd worked with some of the people before, and they said, "Hey, do you want to do this?