Taylor Kinney is again! The TV star will return to Chicago Hearth for season 12, in accordance with a number of experiences, following his sudden departure halfway by the earlier season.
Kinney, who had led the NBC firefighter drama since its debut in 2012, was final seen within the 14th episode of Chicago Hearth‘s eleventh season, which aired in February 2023. He then stepped away from the NBC present to cope with a private matter. By episode 15, Kinney’s character, Lieutenant Kelly Severide, left city to attend an arson investigation coaching program. He has not been seen since.
At the beginning of the character’s absence, his spouse, Stella (Miranda Rae Mayo), was seen of their empty condominium. Whereas the remainder of the crew was glad for Severide, paramedic Brett (Kara Killmer) did be aware that she doesn’t envy Stella’s state of affairs, as a result of she is aware of how troublesome it’s to keep up a long-distance relationship.
The Chicago Hearth writers’ room restarted the week of Oct. 4 following the top of the Writers Guild of America strike on Sept. 27. Per Deadline, the primary scripts for season 12 characteristic Severide. As a result of the Display screen Actors Guild continues to strike, there is no such thing as a premiere date set for the present.
The uncertainty round Kinney’s future with Chicago Hearth comes amid main adjustments in current years for the OneChicago universe, following Brian Tee’s Chicago Med send-off final yr, Jesse Lee Soffer’s Chicago P.D. departure in 2022 and Jesse Spencer’s Chicago Hearth exit in 2021.