#OneChicago is losing a key member.
“Although I am leaving Wolf Entertainment next year to focus on creating new shows, I’m entirely committed to delivering amazing episodes of Chicago Fire and FBI: International through the end of the current seasons,” Haas said in a statement.
Haas went on to say he “learned everything I know about storytelling, pace, characters, production values, and hiring the best cast, crews, and staffs from Dick Wolf and Peter Jankowski, and as hard as it is to leave a place you love and have called home for over a decade, including incredible support from Universal Television, NBC and CBS, I look forward to building my own brand in entertainment.”
The writer/producer has been instrumental in both the #OneChicago and FBI universes for a decade. He co-created Chicago Fire in 2012 and helped develop its spinoffs Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med, and currently executive-produces all three shows. He is also the creator and executive producer for the FBI spinoff FBI: International.
No word yet on who will take the reins for FBI: International following Haas’ exit. (It earned a two-season renewal from CBS in May, so it’s already set to return for Season 3.) Meanwhile, Andrea Newman still serves as co-showrunner on Chicago Fire, currently airing its 11th season on NBC.
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