‘Chicago P.D.’ ended season 7 with one unimaginable episode. HL talked EXCLUSIVELY with EP Rick Eid about what the long run holds for Atwater, Upton and Halstead’s relationship, and extra.

The ending of the Chicago P.D. season 7 finale left us all on the sting of our seats. After Atwater got here ahead and revealed what actually led to Doyle’s loss of life, he got here face-to-face with Doyle’s allies within the present’s last moments. They wished him to know that they’re watching him. Atwater wasn’t afraid, although. “You assume I’m going anyplace? As a result of I’m not!” he yelled in the course of the road as Doyle’s allies rode off. Voight and Atwater had been each warned concerning the repercussions if Atwater revealed the reality, and govt producer Rick Eid revealed we are going to “undoubtedly” see these penalties in season 8.

“Atwater made a brave option to tackle Doyle’s family and friends,” Rick informed MeSlop EXCLUSIVELY. “There’s a price to this type of bravery and Atwater should pay up.” Rick added that we must be “nervous” about Atwater. “Doyle’s family and friends are taking this very critically,” he continued. “They’re additionally very well-connected inside Chicago P.D. and the Mayor’s Workplace. In different phrases, they’re going to be a formidable foe.”

Upton was nonetheless off in New York Metropolis within the finale however shared a fast FaceTime name with Halstead firstly of the episode, and so they each admitted that they missed one another. The Upton/Halstead dynamic has been the last word sluggish burn and Rick revealed there have been plans for Upstead within the authentic last episodes that needed to be lower because of the coronavirus pandemic. “We had plenty of attention-grabbing Upton/Halstead storylines deliberate for the final three episodes. Fortunately, I believe we will use them subsequent season,” he stated.

Rick additionally made a serious revelation about the place Upstead’s relationship is headed subsequent season: “They’ll lastly confess their true emotions for each other. Query is: Will they act on these emotions?”

Burgess and Ruzek’s relationship has been a curler coaster this season. Nevertheless, within the last moments of the episode, these two find yourself getting dinner collectively. For all of the Burzek followers on the market, there’s nonetheless hope for a romantic reunion. “Their relationship is all the time evolving – for the higher,” Rick informed MeSlop. “They’ll undoubtedly proceed to be shut buddies. There’s additionally an opportunity they may reunite romantically in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later. Whether or not that might occur in season 8 or not continues to be unclear.”