Suits is looking to move Gina Torres behind into a overlay — though there’s a twist.
A spinoff array centered on Torres’ character, Jessica Pearson, is in a works during Universal Cable Productions, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Sources counsel it is intensely early in a growth routine and USA has not nonetheless been pitched a intensity offshoot. No deals are now in place.
The untitled devise comes after Torres’ exit from Suits mid by deteriorate six. Her depart from a array was amicable, as a singer done her enterprise to lapse to her home bottom in Los Angeles (Suits shoots in Toronto) famous to producers.
“Toward a commencement of deteriorate five, Gina voiced that, due to personal things going on in her life, she indispensable to be in L.A. more. We formulated a devise during that indicate to try and gracefully exit her from a show,” array creator Aaron Korsh told THR in September. “She pronounced during a time that if Suits were shot in L.A. she’d be on it forever, and if we had my way, she’d be on it forever.”
Pearson was created out in a midseason culmination of deteriorate 6 when she left a firm, and New York, to start anew in Chicago.
It did not take prolonged for Torres to line adult a new gig, carrying assimilated ABC’s The Catch for the arriving sophomore season. The maestro singer has also been fielding promote commander offers.
Now in the sixth season, Suits now ranks as USA’s longest-running show. The authorised play has already been renewed for deteriorate seven.
USA Network and UCP declined comment.