is officially getting an eighth season following the departures of leading cast members Meghan Markle and Patrick J. A representative for the show confirmed to Digital Spy late last year that Markle would not be part of beyond its seventh season now that she's planning her wedding to Prince Harry.However, the USA Network has ordered an eighth season anyway, with writer Aaron Korsh promising a radical reinvention now that central characters Mike Ross (Patrick J.

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Korsh also confirmed that there's no word yet on the status of a spin-off based around Gina Torres's Jessica Pearson entering the Chicago political scene, other than that he's "optimistic" about a series order.

Season 7 is set to make a big return on USA Network this week, but it will be a bittersweet period for the fans since this will be the last season for original cast members Patrick J. Their characters, Mike Ross and Rachel Zane, are set to make their final appearance on the legal drama in Season 7B’s two-hour finale on April 25.

He suggested that Harvey and Alex as well as Harvey and Louis would pick up some of the slack in the bromance department, while admitting that there is no obvious character right now to take on a mentee role." data-reactid="28" started off as a buddy show centered on Harvey and Mike.

While it has since evolved into a legal ensemble, “we’ll replace he bromance and mentor-mentee (elements) in a comprehensive approach,” Korsh said.

“Not only have they been outstanding in their roles as Mike and Rachel, they are also superb human beings who will always be beloved members of the family, and we wish them well in their days to come.”When the back half of Season 7 returns, Harvey must deal with the aftermath of Jessica (Torres) losing her license, while trying to process how the kiss with Donna will affect his relationship with Paula (Christina Cole).

Mike tries to juggle his commitment to the firm, his passion for pro bono work, and his engagement to Rachel.

A post shared by suits_usa (@suits_usa) on Season 7 is one of the biggest topics of the season, especially as Adams and Markle have confirmed their departure from the show.

Adams said that the conflict that somewhat tore Mike and Rachel apart in the previous season will affect the couple as the show progresses.

“Season 8 will have everything from shifting alliances and internal power plays, to secrets, betrayals and fiery relationships,” he said.

“Keep an eye out for an adversarial new character that will give Harvey a run for his money.”Suits will introduce in Season 8, Korsh confirmed to Deadline.

“While we’re excited for Season 8, everyone at USA will deeply miss Patrick and Meghan, and are grateful for the talent and commitment they brought to remains one of USA Network’s most beloved and popular series,” said USA president Chris Mc Cumber.