Jesse Metcalfe Explains His Departure From Chesapeake Shores


Fans of Hallmark’s “Chesapeake Shores” were actually surprised when Jesse Metcalfe– that had actually been actually depicting the attractive Trace Riley, singer-songwriter and also sweetheart of Abby O’Brien-Winters (Meghan Ory)– revealed that he would certainly be actually leaving behind the program back in March (through Deadline). Because the previous 4 periods of the sudser had actually been actually invested delicately poking Abby and also Trace all together, and also in guide collection where they sprung, the bride and groom possesses a long-lasting partnership, “Chessies” possessed some combined viewpoints regarding their very early Season 5 decoupling. Fans additionally must manage the intro of Robert Buckley as self-made real property billionaire Evan Kincaid, the brand-new guy in Abby’s lifestyle, that has actually chosen her loved ones’s development company to create a lavish resort in Chesapeake Shores.

At the moment of Metcalfe’s revealed departure, no factor was actually offered due to the star for his leaving behind the program. The star has actually right now opened to Entertainment Tonight in order to why he left the productive collection for fresher perspectives, and also his factor for leaving behind the program may shock you.

Leaving Chesapeake’s Shores referred development

“Life’s all about growth. I tend to put myself in challenging situations because I feel like that’s the fastest way to grow,” Metcalfe informed the newsmag in a meeting uploaded on the program’s web site August 22. He happened to mention that while his selection to leave behind the collection was actually undoubtedly a shock, and also “hard” for him to create, “but sometimes the hardest decisions are the best ones to make and the ones that you grow the most from.”

Metcalfe suggested the simple fact that “Chesapeake” has actually cycled with 3 showrunners in 5 periods and also undergoing the method of one more time structure count on and also an operating partnership along with a clean showrunner was actually “not necessarily something [he] wanted to do,” and also the simple fact that he “felt that there wasn’t really anything else [he] could do with the character” as various other determining think about his departure.

The star consistently reveals his honor in his function in the program, commended his fellow actors participants, and also left behind the door available for a go back to his function at some time to the future. “Trace didn’t die. It’s not the end of the road for Trace. He could always come back to Chesapeake Shores. It’s possible,” Jesse pointed out, incorporating that he have not “shut” any kind of doors which would certainly stop his profit. “I think a lot hinges on season 5 as to how much longevity the show will ultimately have.”

As for his personal acting future, Metcalfe conveyed rate of interest in constructing a movie job, and also doing this through a task on a “respected, critically acclaimed television show,” along with proceeding his songs job. “Chessies” will certainly need to maintain standing by to observe if Trace ever before turns up once again.