Liv Tyler is hanging up on “9-1-1: Lone Star” after showing in a single season, on account of issues about touring throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
The actor has exited the highly-rated Fox collection, which follows a gaggle of Texas-based emergency responders, with years left in her contract, as a result of “uncertainty surrounding journey amid a possible new wave of infections,” an unnamed supply informed Deadline.
Tyler, who at the moment lives in London with accomplice Dave Gardner and their kids, traveled forwards and backwards to Los Angeles to movie the collection throughout its first season.
On account of current measures imposed on U.Ok. residents to manage the nation’s rising case rely — in addition to security issues within the U.S., the place the pandemic has claimed over 200,000 lives — Tyler has chosen to not return, after discussions with producers over the summer time.
Her character, Emergency Medical Providers captain Michelle Blake, won’t be recast, with co-creator and showrunner Tim Minear suggesting she may return to the present sooner or later.
“What a thrill it was having a film star of Liv Tyler’s stature to assist us launch the primary season of ‘911: Lone Star,’” Minear stated in an announcement. “We liked working with Liv and will likely be ceaselessly indebted to her for her haunting, highly effective portrayal of Michelle Blake. Whereas we had been capable of inform an entire chapter in Michelle’s story … we additionally really feel like there are extra tales to be informed. The door right here will at all times be open for a return.”
The casting information comes weeks after Fox introduced that “Alias” alum Gina Torres will likely be becoming a member of the present as a collection common. Torres will play paramedic captain Tommy Vega, who reenters the workforce after the pandemic impacts her household’s funds.
Manufacturing on the second season is scheduled to start in Los Angeles this fall, forward of a mid-season premiere someday in early 2021.
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