Jesse Lee Soffer isn’t leaving the Windy City just yet. The actor, who made his final appearance on “Chicago PD” earlier this month, will return for Episode 16 live. Difference It can reveal itself. The show will air in 2023.
Soffer starred in 189 episodes of NBC’s police procedural, Det. Jay Halstead. In August, it was confirmed that the 10th season would be the last, appearing in the first three episodes. The character was written out in the October 3 episode, when Jay decides to leave Intelligence, says goodbye to his wife (played by Tracy Spiridakos) and takes a job in the Bolivian army.
“It’s black and white, good and bad, right and wrong, and nothing more,” Halstead told Upton in their emotional scene. “I need that. I want that back. I’m flying today. Not forever, eight months, maybe a little longer. But I swear to you, you’re the love of my life. You know we’ll get through this, and if I’m yours, you’ll have to let me go.”
Sofer, who is repped by UTA, Ethos Entertainment and Shrek Rose DaPello & Adams, shared his gratitude for working on the show. “Creating this hour-long drama week after week is a labor of love for everyone who touches the show,” he said in a statement. “According to Det. Jay Halstead.
Benjamin Levy Aguilar, who guest starred in season 9, was made a series regular before season 10, joining cast members Spiridakos, Jason Beghe, Marina Squerciatin, Patrick Flueger, LaRoyce Hawkins, and Amy Morton.
“Chicago PD” is produced by Universal Television and Wolf Entertainment. Dick Wolf, Gwen Sagan, Rick Ead, Derek Haas, Peter Jankowski, Michael Brandt, Gavin Harris, Chad Saxon and Arthur W. Forney will serve as executive producers.
New episodes air on NBC Wednesdays at 10 pm ET.