Chicago Fire’s Jesse Spencer Returning Amid Taylor Kinney Hiatus

Jesse Spencer.

Two ships passing within the night time! Jesse Spencer will return to Chicago Hearth for a particular episode amid Taylor Kinney’s non permanent go away of absence.

The Australian actor, 44, is ready to reprise his position as Captain Matt Casey on season 11, episode 18, Selection reported on Friday, March 10. The main points about his storyline, nevertheless, have but to be introduced.

A Casey Comeback! Jesse Spencer Is Returning to ‘Chicago Fire’ Amid Taylor Kinney’s Temporary Leave of Absence - 589s

Taylor Kinney, Jesse Spencer.
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Spencer was one of many NBC drama’s unique stars, taking part in Casey for 10 seasons from 2012 to 2021. The Home alum exited the sequence throughout its 2 hundredth episode in October 2021. On the time, his character determined to maneuver to Oregon to maintain his former greatest pal’s children, who have been left and not using a father following his loss of life throughout season 1.

“I’ve been doing TV for a very long time. I added it up, and I believe this 12 months is my 18th 12 months of community tv straight since I went straight from Home into Chicago Hearth. We have been coming as much as the 2 hundredth episode so I known as Johnni Macke Derek [Haas], made a private choice and broke the information that I believed it was time to go away the present and he agreed that we must always at the very least get Casey to 200 episodes,” Spencer advised Us Weekly after his farewell episode aired. “It was a tough choice as a result of I’ve cherished this present from the beginning, however there’s different issues that I’d like to do sooner or later and there’s some household that I have to maintain. 18 years is a very long time. That’s a protracted stretch.”

The Profitable London actor later made a cameo in the course of the season 10 finale in Might 2022 to be Lieutenant Kelly Severide’s (Kinney) greatest man as he married Lieutenant Stella Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo).

Throughout the episode, Casey and his then-long-distance girlfriend, Sylvie Brett (Kara Killmer), put a pin of their relationship and followers have watched Brett try to transfer ahead all through season 11. Spencer’s upcoming return, nevertheless, might throw a wrench in her progress.

The Uptown Ladies star’s comeback may also briefly fill the void of Firehouse 51 being with out certainly one of its leaders in Kinney’s Severide. Us confirmed in January that Kinney, 41, could be “taking a go away of absence” to take care of a private matter. No additional particulars concerning the nature of the Zero Darkish Thirty actor’s non permanent exit have been revealed.

The Pennsylvania native’s character was final seen in the course of the February 22 episode of Chicago Hearth. Severide’s sudden go away was additional defined in the course of the March 1 episode, when his fellow firefighters have been advised he had enrolled into an out-of-town arson investigation coaching program.

Chicago Hearth airs on NBC Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET.