We here at That Hashtag Show have some information for you about the upcoming season of Suits: LA! Meet the upcoming characters of Suits: LA starting with the Series Regulars!
“Ted Black, a former federal prosecutor from New York, has reinvented himself representing the most powerful clients in Los Angeles. His firm is at a crisis point, and in order to survive he must embrace a role he held in contempt his entire career. Ted is surrounded by a stellar group of characters who test their loyalties to both Ted and each other while they can’t help but mix their personal and professional lives. All of this is going on while events from years ago slowly unravel that led Ted to leave behind everything and everyone he loved.”
Also, Beatrice Springborn, President of Universal International Studios and UCP has disclosed that the upcoming spin-off series will capture a similar energy to the original show. She further mentioned that the spin-off will maintain a “fun and happy” tone while being set “in the same time frame” as the original Suits.
Hollywood journalist Matthew Belloni also revealed details about the spin-off show’s new lead character, Erica. “Erica is described as a Black woman in her 30s, hailing from Southern California, and a Harvard law graduate. Her ambition drives her to vie for the position of Head of Entertainment. While she excels at closing deals with clients, she faces challenges in other areas. Notably, Erica is portrayed as exceptionally intelligent, surpassing her peers in intellect.”
TED BLACK – MALE, 40S, ANY ETHNICITY
Ted is a Complex and Driven Character in the World of Law. He is a multifaceted individual, possessing qualities such as intelligence, shrewdness, arrogance, and a knack for manipulation. Occasionally, his actions may even border on the outrageous, as he is entirely focused on his own interests and craves power. Having started his career as a New York prosecutor, Ted later teamed up with his old friend Stuart Lane to establish a prominent law firm in Los Angeles, specializing in criminal and entertainment law.
ERICA LONG – FEMALE, 30S, BLACK
Erica is a remarkable individual in the realm of Entertainment Law. She is endowed with extraordinary intelligence, unrivaled proficiency, boundless determination, and a resolute spirit. With her exceptional skills and unwavering drive, she has cemented her position as a rising star within the prestigious Black Lane Law firm.
RICK DODSEN – MALE, 30S, ANY ETHNICITY
Rick is a remarkable individual, exuding a captivating blend of attractiveness, confidence, and competence in his line of work. He possesses a combination of intelligence, enthusiasm, and compassion, making him an ideal protege under Ted Black. Rick deeply admires his mentor and considers it a compliment to be compared to him. As Rick stands on the precipice of a promotion to head the entertainment division, he remains committed to staying one step ahead of his formidable adversary, Erica Long.
STUART LANE – MALE, 40S, ANY ETHNICITY
Stuart is the dynamic force behind Black Lane Law. He exudes energy and passion in his professional pursuits. Co-founding the firm fifteen years ago alongside his loyal friend and former New York prosecutor, Ted Black, Stuart is propelled by a relentless drive to succeed. Despite occasional strains in his relationship with Ted, Stuart deeply values their bond. Together, they strive to propel Black Lane Law to new heights, envisioning an unprecedented merger that would establish their dominance in the Los Angeles legal landscape.
Next up, possible SUITS: L.A. Series regulars and Recurring characters!
LEAH POWERS – FEMALE, 20S, ANY ETHNICITY
Leah is a promising associate attorney at Black Lane Law. She finds herself paired with Erica Long, an entertainment attorney. However, Leah soon discovers that her collaboration with Erica encompasses more of a subordinate role; leaving her dissatisfied with the treatment she receives. Despite facing these challenges, Leah possesses an unwavering determination to ascend the corporate ladder at Black Lane. Nevertheless, her journey towards success comes with valuable lessons that demand her attention.
AMANDA STEVENS – FEMALE, 30S, ANY ETHNICITY
Amanda is an intelligent and self-assured pro bono lawyer, known for her quick wit and sharpness. Seeking an esteemed address, she rents space at Black Lane Law, allowing the firm to present a façade of community service. Interestingly, Amanda’s financial independence shields her from job-related anxieties, leaving her with no dependence on Ted. However, an undeniable spark ignites between them, hinting at a potential romance.
ROSALYN – FEMALE, 30S-60S, ANY ETHNICITY
Rosalyn is an unwavering force as Ted’s longtime secretary, effortlessly tackles her responsibilities with a sharp wit and unwavering composure. Fearless in her approach, she fearlessly stands her ground against Ted’s demanding nature. While Rosalyn’s work ethic paints her as a diligent workhorse; it becomes evident that beneath her resilient facade, there lies a deep affection for the man she has dedicated herself to assisting.
KEVIN – MALE, 40S, ANY ETHNICITY
Kevin is Ted’s good friend and former FBI Agent. He is a reliable confidant and a true friend. Their shared experiences in the past had forged a strong bond between them. However, when Ted unexpectedly made a questionable and outright illegal decision regarding a current case, Kevin’s sense of alarm was palpable.
EDDIE BLACK – GUEST STAR/POSSIBLE RECURRING, MALE, 30S, ANY ETHNICITY
Eddie has Down syndrome and is the loving brother of Ted. He exudes sweetness and a delightful sense of humor. Their lives intertwine as Eddie resides with Ted, offering unwavering support during both calm and turbulent moments. Ted finds solace in Eddie’s affectionate presence; seeking comfort in his brother’s company at the end of each day or whenever nightmares disrupt his sleep. Though it may seem that Ted leans on Eddie more than vice versa, their connection is a testament to the profound impact of unconditional love.
Suits: L.A. is currently casting its pilot and is scheduled to begin filming in March 2024 in Vancouver and Los Angeles!