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Chicago Fire’s Eamonn Walker Steps Down as Series Regular



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Eamonn Walker is reportedly slimming down his function on Chicago Hearth after 12 seasons as Deputy District Chief Wallace Boden.

Walker might be exiting the NBC procedural as a sequence common, Deadline reported on Tuesday, Might 2. Nonetheless, he’s anticipated to return as hearth chief in a “recurring capability sooner or later.”

Based on the outlet, it was Walker’s determination to reduce his function after a short absence on the present earlier this season. Sources advised Deadline that the character “continues to be very a lot alive and nicely” and that followers will study extra about Boden’s future through the season 12 finale, titled ‘By no means Say Goodbye’, which is scheduled to air on Wednesday, Might 22.

Us Weekly has reached out to NBC for remark.

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Walker has been absent from components of this season as Boden determined to go away Firehouse 51 to journey to Michigan and assist his stepson James after Boden’s ex-wife Shonda was despatched to jail.

Confirming Boden’s return to the season’s finale, a synopsis for the episode reads, “Boden comes to a decision that impacts the race for Deputy Commissioner,” indicating that the character’s potential promotion might be resolved a technique or one other.

Information of Walker’s lowered function on Chicago Hearth, produced by Dick Wolf of Regulation & Order fame, comes because the second main forged shake-up in current months.

Rome Flynn, who portrayed firefighter Jake Gibson for six episodes throughout season 12, departed the sequence indefinitely final month.

Flynn, 32, mentioned in a press release to Selection on Monday, April 1, that he was “unhappy to see Gibson go away”.

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He continued, “He was a personality I very a lot loved taking part in. I had an exquisite expertise throughout my time on Chicago Hearth and have nice respect for the forged and crew and hope to staff up with Dick Wolf once more when the time is true.”

Flynn’s last look on the present was aired on Wednesday, March 27 when Gibson’s dependancy to prescription capsules was revealed.

Gibson was seen to have determined to go away his job to hunt medical remedy.

The character of Boden has lengthy served as one of many present’s most cherished characters, successful followers initially because the extremely revered Battalion Chief of Battalion 25 earlier than transferring up the ranks to change into the boss throughout season 10.

If Boden is promoted to Deputy Hearth Commissioner, it may spell additional lowered on-air time alongside the Firehouse 51 staff as a result of his dealings with extra senior rankings.