Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni on Their ‘Law & Order: Svu’ Reunion, and That Deep Benson/Stabler Chemistry

Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni on Their ‘Law & Order: Svu’ Reunion, and That Deep Benson/Stabler Chemistry
For Mariska Hargitay, the departure of Christopher Meloni and his “Law & Order: Svu” character, Elliot Stabler in 2011 after 12 seasons, was “so painful for me and so hard because the way he left, there was no closure. There was just a big hole.”

But Meloni is back, in the spinoff series “Law & Order: Organized Crime,” and the two actors met up with Variety’s Cynthia Littleton in the Variety/NBCUniversal Virtual FYC House to discuss their reunion, both on camera and off.

“Now coming back again, incredibly earned,” Hargitay said. “Within the writing, there’s so much to play and yet it’s sort of effortless because it’s true. And we have been apart, so it’s been a joy. One of the, I think, biggest compliments that I received and I receive still is, ‘I like it best when there’s no words, when you guys are just looking at each other,
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