Star Wars bit player

Jimmy Smits is heading back to the small screen in search of another meaty role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the L.A. Law/NYPD Blue alum has inked a deal with Warner Bros. Television to develop a series. Speaking of Smits, here's a juicy little tidbit: The actor was reportedly offered the lead role last year in CSI: Miami, a part that ultimately went to Smits's NYPD Blue predecessor, David Caruso.