Stana Katic won’t return to Castle

Leading lady Stana Katic and cast member Tamala Jones will not be joining ABC’s Castle for season nine. “Kate Beckett has been beloved character on our hit series Castle for the past eight years. We are grateful for Stana Katic’s talent and dedication to the series and we hope to continue our relationship,” said the net. “Tamala Jones has also been an integral part of the series and we are grateful for she was a part of Castle.” Said Katic, “Rather then distract from what was an amazing experience, I would just like to say that I’m very grateful to ABC for giving me the opportunity to be a part of a much beloved show. Thank you to the fans.”

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