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    ‘Suits: LA’ Reveals Actor Playing Co-Lead With Stephen Amell In Upcoming Spin-Off

    The fans of legal drama ‘Suits‘ are super excited as the prequel to the show ‘Suits: LA‘ is already in the works. The highly anticipated spin-off from the legal drama ‘Suits’ is making waves. The original makers of the show ‘Suits’ have taken responsibility for the new show and are adding fresh faces to its cast.

    The show makers are also making some major changes in its spin-off including the location and story narrative of the show. Unlike the original ‘Suits‘, the new season will limit itself to the world of entertainment law. As the anticipation for the show remains, the show creators have revealed the two leads of the show for now.

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    ‘Suits: LA’ Declares The Face For Another Important Character On Show

    Josh McDermitt (Image: Facebook)
    Josh McDermitt (Image: Facebook)

    Suits: LA‘ recently revealed that the lead character of the show would be played by ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell. However, fans are still curious about the other actors that would take on some important roles on the show.

    In another exciting revelation, the show makers announced that actor Josh McDermitt, who is known for his versatile roles, has joined the upcoming pilot. McDermitt is set to star opposite Stephen Amell in this legal tale of profession as well as personal redemption.

    The original ‘Suits’ concluded its nine-season run in 2019, but found new life as a streaming sensation on platforms like Netflix and Peacock throughout 2023. As the viewership for the show increased considerably, the show makers decided to give its spinoff a fair shot.

    Riding high on its success, the spin-off secured a pilot order from NBC, spearheaded by showrunner Aaron Korsh. The narrative centers around Stephen Amell’s character, Ted Black, an untrustworthy ex-federal prosecutor who relocates from New York City to Los Angeles. As the show’s story develops, Ted finds find his past catching up with him in unexpected ways.

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    Josh McDermitt’s Character Will Add More Drama To ‘Suits: LA’

    Josh McDermitt (Image: Facebook)
    Josh McDermitt (Image: Facebook)

    Amid the drama, Josh McDermitt will take on the role of Stuart Lane, a character described as “energetic, powerful, focused, and self-absorbed.” Lane shares a significant history with Ted Black. He has co-founded a criminal and entertainment law firm over a decade and a half ago. This will add an interesting layer to the drama.

    Josh McDermitt is a seasoned actor with an impressive resume. He is known for his eight-season stint on the AMC zombie drama ‘The Walking Dead. His television journey also includes notable roles in ‘Creepshow’, ‘Twin Peaks’, ‘Mad Men’, and ‘Angie Tribeca’. His experience spans various genres.

    As the spin-off gears up for its debut, fans are curious to find out whether it can match the enduring success of its predecessor. With Stephen Amell, who brought his charisma to the CW superhero show ‘Arrow‘ for eight seasons, coupled with McDermitt, the hopes riding on the spin-off are high.

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