– Rick Hoffman returns as Louis Litt in ‘Pearson’ spin-off
– The spin-off focuses on former ‘Suits’ attorney Jessica Pearson
– Hoffman previously starred as Louis Litt for nine seasons on ‘Suits’
Rick Hoffman, better known as Louis Litt from the hit legal drama series ‘Suits,’ is officially returning to TV screens in a new spin-off series. The actor, who starred in the popular show for nine seasons, will appear in the upcoming spin-off that revolves around former ‘Suits’ attorney Jessica Pearson, played by Gina Torres.
Hoffman will once again portray his popular character, Louis Litt, after earning widespread praise for his performance over the course of the original series. The spin-off, titled ‘Second City,’ will focus on Jessica Pearson’s life after her Law license suspension. On the new show, she navigates the competitive world of Chicago politics, as well as the trials and tribulations of her personal life.
The actor was initially approached by ‘Pearson’ creator and showrunner Daniel Arkin to make a guest appearance in the spin-off, according to an interview with Variety. Hoffman happily accepted the offer, stating: “To play Louis again and to get to work with Dan Arkin and Gina Torres, two people I absolutely adore, is the cherry on the sundae.”
Hoffman is expected to reprise his role in a recurring capacity for the show’s eight-episode debut season.