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"I don't think she really knows yet what she is going to do."Chicago PD star Marina Squerciati has hinted at what could come next for her character Kim Burgess after her recent traumatic experience.
left audiences devastated when it revealed recently that Jesse Spencer has officially exited the show.
But now, fans of the firefighter drama are convinced that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star Brett Dalton will be stepping into Captain Matt Casey's shoes as the new lieutenant at Firehouse 51. Here's why…
WATCH: Chicago Fire celebrates it's 200th episode with a big decision for Casey
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While not confirmed by NBC, rumours have been circulating for some time that the 38-year-old actor is joining the series as a new lieutenant, although his character name and details remain under wraps for now.
The synopsis for next week's episode appears to confirm that viewers can expect to see a new face around the firehouse - although it's not clear whether this new character is temporary or permanent. It reads: "Gallo clashes with the new lieutenant temporarily filling in for Casey. Severide closes in on a dangerous and deadly arsonist."
Nevertheless, fans have been sent into overdrive at the prospect of seeing the actor, who is also known for his roles in Blue Bloods, Elementary and Apple TV+'s Ghostwriter, join the likes of Taylor Kinney, Miranda Rae Mayo and David Eigenberg on the show.
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Changes are afoot at Chicago P.D. with a big promotion, and that means changes throughout other Dick Wolf TV shows.The showrunner of Chicago P.D. has been Rick Eid for more than four years now, with his tenure in the top job starting with Season 5, and now Deadline reports that Gwen Sigan has been promoted to showrunner status. It’s an in-house promotion, as Sigan has been working as a writer and – as of the current Season 9 – executive producer on One Chicago’s crime drama.
Brett Dalton is best known for playing Grant Ward and Hive in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
One excited viewer wrote: "BRETT DALTON IS GOING TO BE ON CHICAGO FIRE!!"
Another added: "Still thinking about Brett Dalton being on Chicago Fire this season and I just wanna scream. Love him," and a third added that the actor had even been spotted on the set of the series.
In the show's milestone 200th episode fans saw Captain Matt Casey decide to leave the Windy City for three years to move to Oregon and help raise his late best friend's children, with him and girlfriend Sylvie Brett attempting to try long distance.
Jesse Spencer has made the decision to bow out of the series
Actor Jesse's decision to bow out of the series came after 18 years on network TV; he worked for eight years on the hit NBC show House before joining the cast of Chicago Fire.
Chicago Fire's Jesse Spencer Breaks Down His 'Difficult Decision' About Casey's Future And Final 200th Episode Scene
Chicago Fire's 200th episode was a game-changer for Casey, and Jesse Spencer and the showrunner opened up about the surprising final scene he filmed, plus his difficult decision for the future.Chicago Fire hit a massive milestone with its 200th episode on NBC, accomplishing something that few shows on network television are able to do while still going strong. And Chicago Fire went big with “Two Hundred” with one of the most game-changing events of the series to date: the departure of Jesse Spencer’s Matt Casey.
"I realized I'd been doing TV for a long time, so I added it up… We were coming up on the 200th episode and I called Derek to break the news that it was time for me to leave the show," he told press following his final episode.
". It was a difficult decision because I've loved the show from the start but there are other things I'd like to do in the future. There's family I need to take care of, and 18 years is a long time."
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Chicago Fire Adds An Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Star To Replace Casey, And I Have Questions .
An Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. veteran has joined Chicago Fire, and his arrival raises some questions after Casey's departure.Brett Dalton has joined Chicago Fire in a recurring capacity to play Lt. Jason Pelham, who Deadline reports will be the interim officer replacing Casey. And fans don’t have long to wait to see Dalton play a very different character than he did on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., as Dalton will make his Fire debut in the upcoming November 3 episode. There are no details just yet about what kind of person Pelham is, or how well he’ll fit in with 51, but it should be interesting to see how welcoming the rest of the first responders will be.