(NEW YORK) -- NBC has found not one, but two replacements for Christopher Meloni on Law & Order: SVU.
According to Deadline.com, Chase actress Kelli Giddish and Cold Case actor Danny Pino are joining the cast for its 13th season.
Meloni announced his departure from the drama last month.
Mariska Hargitay will return but will have less screen time, at her request.
Meloni is reportedly trading up: rumor has it he's up for a juicy role in the upcoming Superman movie Man of Steel.
Copyright 2011 ABC News Radio