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‘The Good Doctor’ Season 7: Chuku Modu Bumped to Series Regular

Chuku Modu is returning as a series regular in the seventh season of “The Good Doctor” which will premiere at 10/9c on ABC on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, and stream the next day on Hulu.  Season 7 will also be coming to Disney+ in many countries including the United Kingdom and Australia however a release date has not been announced yet.

Modu plays Dr. Jared Kalu on the hit series and appeared in the first season, some of the second, and returned to the show in Season 6.

According to TV Insider, Kalu worked under Dr. Neil Melendez (Nicholas Edward Gonzalez), who died in an earthquake in the Season 3 finale. Jared briefly dated Dr. Claire Brown (Antonia Thomas) in Season 1 and was written out after the Season 2 premiere. Jared was fired for physically assaulting Dr. Matt Coyle (Eric Winter), who had harassed Claire, but the character returned in The Good Doctor Season 6, appearing in seven episodes.

In “The Good Doctor,” Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, has worked tirelessly to prove to his colleagues that his extraordinary medical gifts will save lives. All while planning a wedding, season five sees Shaun navigate more uncertainties as a major change comes to St. Bonaventure. Meanwhile, the rest of the team must also navigate the complexities of their own changing relationships as they continue to deal with life and death situations.

Alongside Highmore, the “Good Doctor” cast includes Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, Fiona Gubelmann as Dr. Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park, Christina Chang as Dr. Audrey Lim, Paige Spara as Lea Dilallo, Bria Samoné Henderson as Dr. Jordan Allen and Noah Galvin as Dr. Asher Wolke.

“The Good Doctor” is executive produced and co-showrun by David Shore and Liz Friedman. Additional executive producers include Daniel Dae Kim, Erin Gunn, Thomas L. Moran, David Hoselton, Peter Blake, Jessica Grasl, Garrett Lerner, Mike Listo, Highmore, Shawn Williamson, David Kim and Sebastian Lee.

The series hails from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Signature.

Previous seasons of “The Good Doctor” are available to stream on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ in some countries including the United Kingdom and Australia.

Source: TV Insider

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