Chicago P.D.’s Jesse Lee Soffer Returning to Direct

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Jesse Lee Soffer could now not be on Chicago P.D., however the star will nonetheless have a presence behind-the-scenes.

Variety revealed this week that Soffer will step behind the digital camera to direct Chicago P.D. Season 10 Episode 16, set to air on NBC in 2023.

Regardless of studying of Soffer’s imminent departure in the summertime, followers had been left with many questions following Halstead’s final stand on Chicago P.D. Season 10 Episode 3.

For those who watch Chicago P.D. on-line, you understand Halstead left Chicago behind for a military job outdoors of the U.S.

The event got here after he resigned from his Intelligence job after killing somebody on the clock.

He admitted to his spouse, Hailey, that he wanted to go away the U.S. as a result of he had modified.

“It’s black and white. It’s good and unhealthy. It’s proper and fallacious. It’s no extra of this. I want that. I want that again,” he mentioned, however he nonetheless had each intention of remaining married.

“It’s eight months, perhaps somewhat longer, however I swear to you that we’re going to get by way of this since you’re the love of my life.”

“And if I’m yours, you then’ll know that it’s a must to let me go.”

The episode was controversial as a result of many followers struggled to get on board with the way in which the character left after 10 seasons.

“For anybody that is ever been a Halstead fan, I simply need you to know that I am grateful,” Soffer tweeted earlier this month.

“Thanks for occurring this journey with me. I am simply grateful.”

“If I may like each single tweet I might,” he added.

“I respect the love. It means a lot to me. Thanks.”

Selection broke the information of the star’s exit in August and he mentioned he would at all times be pleased with his time taking part in the character.

“I need to thank the unbelievable followers for his or her unwavering help throughout the previous 10 years and need to specific my deepest gratitude to Dick Wolf and everybody at Wolf Leisure, Peter Jankowski, Matt Olmstead, Derek Haas, Michael Brandt, Rick Eid, Gwen Sigan, NBC, Common Tv, my fellow castmates and our unbelievable crew,” Soffer mentioned in a press release to the outlet.

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Chicago P.D. airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on NBC.

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