Although the budding romance between Chicago P.D.’s Erin Lindsay (Sophia Bush) and Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) is one of this season’s biggest developments, a huge subject that was on the actors’ minds was the impending Chicago P.D./Chicago Fire crossover event.
Merging the two shows isn’t just a ratings grab, as the episodes deal with the hunt for the arsonist (“Arrow” star Robert Knepper) responsible for killing Leslie Shay (Lauren German).
For Soffer and Bush, working on the crossover episodes gives them a chance to break out of their comfort zone and flex their respective creative muscles. Bush, in the video below, calls it the “coolest experience” she’s ever had on television:
“Chicago P.D.” airs tonight on NBC (10 pm et/pt), and the One Chicago crossover event begins Tuesday, February 3rd with a “Chicago Fire” installment.