“Fits” will go on, however with out its stars.
The USA Community drama was renewed for an eighth season, however Patrick J. Adams introduced Tuesday that he’ll depart on the finish of the seventh season.
“The final 7 years have been life-changing. And enjoying a personality that so many individuals all around the world have related with has been one of many nice honors of my life,” the 36-year-old actor, who was nominated for a Display screen Actors Guild Award in 2012, mentioned on Twitter.
“Collectively we grew this misdirected sensible pothead right into a assured and succesful man seeing all of his wildest goals come true. Thanks for the wild trip. It is one I’ll always remember. ‘Fits’ nonetheless very a lot stays and I look ahead to seeing the way it all unfolds.”
Adams’ exit comes simply two months after co-star Meghan Markle introduced that she additionally wouldn’t be returning to “Fits” after marrying Prince Harry in Might.
Creator Aaron Korsch praised the 2 departing stars, who each joined the present at its begin in 2011.
“I want to thank Patrick and Meghan for his or her extraordinary contributions during the last seven years. Not solely have they been excellent of their roles as Mike and Rachel, they’re additionally very good human beings who will all the time be beloved members of the Fits household, and we want them properly of their days to come back,” he mentioned in a press release.
Dule Hill (“West Wing”) has been promoted to a sequence common for the eighth season, whereas Gabriel Macht, Rick Hoffman and Sarah Rafferty are all set to return.
Former star Gina Torres, who left in 2016, will lead the “Fits” spinoff as her unique character, Jessica Pearson.
The “Fits” season finale airs April 25.