Scusate i fan di “Chicago PD”, ma abbiamo delle brutte notizie per voi, per gentile concessione dell’attore del detective Jay Halstead Jesse Lee Soffer. L’attore è entrato a far parte della serie Chicago One come membro principale del cast quando è iniziata per la prima volta nel 2014, essendo apparso anche negli spettacoli gemelli dello show della NBC, “Chicago Fire” e “Chicago Med”, e non ha nascosto quanto amasse davvero recitare il suo carattere curioso. Quanto al perché ama così tanto il ruolo? Riguarda la sfida per questo attore.
But, as they say, all good things must come to an end, and Lee Soffer is officially calling time on appearing in the Chicago world. Sorry, guys. We told you it was bad news.
What Jesse Lee Soffer said of his Chicago P.D. exit
Jesse Lee Soffer is officially saying goodbye to "Chicago P.D." after 10 seasons. The star confirmed the news in a statement to Variety, saying, "I want to thank the incredible fans for their unwavering support during the past 10 years and want to express my deepest gratitude to Dick Wolf and everyone at Wolf Entertainment, Peter Jankowski, Matt Olmstead, Derek Haas, Michael Brandt, Rick Eid, Gwen Sigan, NBC, Universal Television, my fellow castmates and our incredible crew." He signed off, "To create this hour drama week after week has been a labour of love by everyone who touches the show. I will always be proud of my time as Det. Jay Halstead." The actor then doubled down on the news on Twitter, writing, "This is sad but true. Just want all the fans to know how grateful I am. You guys are why we do it! It has been an honor. Love you all."
The big news came around eight months after Soffer opened up about his character's growth to Us Weekly as he shared his excitement for new storylines with Jason Beghe's character, Voight, in Season 9. Admitting that how Jay has changed evolved his relationship with Voight, he said, "It lends itself to totally new story lines between those two having a different kind of relationship, a different kind of mutual respect." Sadly, though, it looks like we've now seen all that play out.