Fans of the hit NBC drama Chicago Fire can rejoice as Taylor Kinney is set to make his triumphant return to the show after a months-long hiatus. Kinney portrays Lieutenant Kelly Severide, who’s a beloved and integral character in the series. Kinney stepped away from the production in January 2023 to address a “personal matter”. His absence left a void in the hearts of fans and castmates alike, who eagerly awaited his return.
The news of Kinney’s impending comeback was met with great enthusiasm from both the show’s creators and its devoted fanbase.
Taylor Kinney Poised to Reignite the Flames of Firehouse 51
Kinney’s return to the series is sure to bring about new and exciting storylines for his character. Severide, known for his bravery and unwavering dedication to his team, has faced his share of challenges, both personally and professionally. His return will undoubtedly bring about fresh obstacles and opportunities for growth.
Taylor Kinney last appeared on the drama in February in an episode titled “Run Like Hell.” His departure was played out on and off screen.
While Severide’s absence in season 11 was explained away as an impromptu opportunity to attend “the world’s best arson investigation training program,” his prolonged stay and lack of contact left his wife, Stella Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo), and fans alike concerned.
The mystery surrounding his whereabouts and the reason for his extended absence had fans on edge, eagerly anticipating his comeback.
As the show gears up for its twelfth season, fans can anticipate a season filled with excitement, drama, and the return of their favorite characters. Kinney’s return is sure to be a highlight, and his presence will undoubtedly reignite the flames of Firehouse 51.