Suits will launch its potential spinoff centering on Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres) on its upcoming seventh season finale, USA has announced on Wednesday. Written and executive produced by creator Aaron Korsh, the backdoor pilot has been slated to air in early 2018.
The pivotal Season 7 finale will reunite Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht), Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman), Donna Paulsen (Sarah Rafferty) and Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle) with their old friend Pearson as she adjusts to her new life in the Windy City. When she is forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics, Pearson must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.
Here's a statement from NBC President Chris McCumber:
The powerhouse character of Jessica Pearson, expertly brought to life by the incomparable Gina Torres, has won the hearts of television fans everywhere.
USA Network is beyond thrilled to work with Gina, Aaron Korsh, the entire SUITS producing team and our partners at UCP to explore the exciting next phase of Jessica’s story.
Suits airs every Wednesdays at 9PM on USA.
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