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With Season 8 of Suits on break, USA Network has released a teasing photo from Gina Torres, who plays powerhouse Jessica Pearson, in Suits: Second City. Suits fans will definitely want to check out how Jessica (Torres) moves from legal and into the make or break world of Chicago politics.
As we previously mentioned, the spinoff will follow Jessica Pearson (Torres) as she adjusts to her new life in the Windy City. Jessica finds herself being forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics. Pearson must then rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.
Here are 5 reasons why we’re excited for the cast of Suits: Second City:
5) The Photo!
The special badge comes from the Chicago unit crew. We see the silhouette of the Chicago skyline with “Suits Spinoff” written in big and blue letters.
4) She’s Back!
Torres writes, “Weeeeeee’re Baaaaaaaaack!!!! So happy to be back with #suitsspinoff in #Chicago Grateful for sunshine and great weather and good warm folk. Stay tuned!!
3) Who Else Is Ready?
The picture is also shared on the official Suits Instagram. The caption states, “Who else can’t wait for the #Suits spinoff?!”
2) The Cast!
Prosecutor Keri Allen, the unofficial right hand to the mayor, will now be played by Bethany Joy Lenz. Chantel Riley will continue on as Angela Cook, the certified Nursing Assistant and Jessica’s cousin. Isabel Arraiza will play Yoli Castillo, Jessica’s passionate assistant. Eli Goree will be seen as Derrick Mayes, Mayor Bobby Golec’s young press secretary and a former journalist.
1) The Backdoor Pilot!
During the seventh season finale, Mike (Adams) and Rachel (Meghan Markle) had their long overdue wedding before leaving the firm. Robert Zane (Wendell Pierce) saved the day and became the firm’s new partner, alongside Specter and Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman). Elsewhere, Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres) has set foot in Chicago to reunite with her long-lost family, while taking on a crooked politician and a shady real estate developer.
Season 8 of Suits will continue on USA Network in 2019.