“Part of what happens in the finale is Callen getting to a point of contentment and I think that’s why he’s asked Anna to marry him.
“He’s gotten to a point where he’s much more present and looking to the future, where for 14 seasons, we’ve seen him trying to learn about his past and figure it out. I think he’s in a good place. They both are.”
As for viewers’ hopes the team could eventually reunite for an NCIS: LA movie, he added: “When you see the end, you’ll understand. We left it open to a next chapter … maybe.”
In the meantime, there is still plenty of NCIS action for fans to enjoy, with new episodes of NCIS: Hawaii and the flagship show in the works for later this year.
NCIS: Los Angeles season 14 continues Sundays on CBS in the USA and is available to stream on Paramount+ and Disney+ in the UK.