NBC’s “Chicago PD” Season 10 hands down had one of the most shocking TV moments of 2022 and we still haven’t recovered!!
Actor Jesse Lee Soffer took to Twitter on August 30 to confirm he’s leaving Chicago P.D. during the 10th season of the long-running NBC series
He shared an exit statement via variety on august 29th stating:
“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,” the statement read. “To create this hour drama week after week has been a labor of love by everyone who touches the show. I will always be proud of my time as Det. Jay Halstead.”
This shook the Chicago PD fandom up and everyone is still having a hard time adapting to the change.
Soffer is set to direct episodes for the season and there’s still room for his character to return in the future.
Soffer has starred on Chicago PD which is a part of Wolf’s “One Chicago” franchise, along with Chicago Fire and Chicago Med since its inception. The show premiered in in 2014, but Soffer made his debut as Det. Halstead in the season two premiere of Chicago Fire in 2013.
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Chicago PD stars Jason Beghe, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciati, LaRoyce Hawkins, Tracy Spiridakos, Amy Morton, Benjamin Levy Aguilar, and Jesse Lee Soffer. This TV show follows the personal and professional lives of the men and women of the Chicago Police Department’s elite Intelligence Unit. They combat the city’s most heinous offenses including organized crime, drug trafficking, and high-profile murders. Detective Sgt. Hank Voight (Beghe) is at the center of the department’s war on crime and he’ll do anything to bring criminals to justice.