USA Network has titled its upcoming spinoff of “Suits” that will follow Gina Torres’s character, Jessica Pearson.
The upcoming drama will be titled “Pearson.”
Torres will lead the project, which will focus on her character as she adjusts to Chicago politics. During season 7, Jessica left New York and for Chicago. Her new journey in the Windy City was introduced in the Season 7 finale on April 25.
“It was an extraordinary pleasure working with Gina on ‘Suits’ for six years. Beyond her undeniable talent, she is an incredible partner and collaborator, and I always hoped we would work together again,” “Suits” creator and executive producer Aaron Korsh said. Korsh will executive produce and write the new drama.
The drama comes from Universal Cable Productions (UCP). Daniel Arkin will serve as executive producer and showrunner. Torres, Doug Liman, David Bartis and Gene Klein of Hypnotic will also executive produce.
The flagship “Suits” is currently in the middle of its eighth season, which saw Katherine Heigl join the cast as Patrick J. Adams and Meghan Markle departed after season 7.