Chicago med spoilers follow.
Chicago med has confirmed Brian Tee’s exit storyline as Ethan Choi, with the character tying the knot with April Sexton (Yaya DaCosta).
The star’s departure was confirmed last month after eight seasons on the show, with his departure beginning next month in episode nine.
In the recent eighth episode, Maggie (Marlyne Barrett) received a mysterious letter that turned out to be a wedding invitation – and we now know that Ethan and April are getting married as they go on an adventure off the show.
Related: Chicago med star leaves the show after two seasons
“They are starting a mobile clinic so that together they can provide first-class medical care to underserved Chicago neighborhoods,” co-showrunner Andrew Schneider told me. People.
However, he did tease that the newlyweds will “stay in town,” suggesting future appearances on the show are possible.
“We felt [the wedding] brought closure and a happy ending to Ethan-April’s love story,” added co-showrunner Diane Frolov. “It also felt like a riveting next chapter in his life as a doctor.”
Related: Chicago medNick Gehlfuss responds to Jesse Lee Soffer’s PD Exit
Speaking further about the decision to bring Ethan and April back together, Frolov added, “Both have evolved professionally and emotionally in a way that finally allows them to merge their lives together.
When they reconnected earlier this season, April saw that Ethan was now more open, less rigid; and Ethan realized that he could now be the man she needed. This allowed the feelings they both still felt for each other to blossom. come.”
Related: Chicago med star announces cancer diagnosis
Speaking when his departure was announced, Tee said: “Dr. Ethan Choi playing Chicago med has been such a gift and a blessing. I am forever grateful to our fans and my colleagues both in front of and behind the camera as I embark on a new journey. I am forever grateful to Dick Wolf, NBC and Universal Television for choosing me.”
“What we have planned for Dr. Choi’s farewell is fitting and beautiful. I think the fans will absolutely love it. It will bring a little bit of the new Ethan and a little bit of the old. I know Episode 9 is great will become.”
Chicago med airs on NBC in the US and on Sky Witness in the UK.