Dermot Mulroney is Jim Rockford Dirty Steve fans rejoice! In his first regular role one a television series, actor Dermot Mulroney is stepping into James Garner's iconic shoes as detective Jim Rockford on NBC's update of the classic show The Rockford Files. According to The Hollywood Reporter, House, M.D. creator David Shore has written the pilot.

Mulroney's take on the character is being described as "slightly crumpled, wry humored, cynical, world weary, compassionate when it's called for and easily irritated by morons." It is also known that this Jim Rockford will come from a troubled past, having served time as both a convict and a decorated cop.

NBC is likely to air The Rockford Files this Fall.