Leslie Jordan series Call Me Kat suspends production as the series mourns the loss of the beloved star after his death at the age of 67
Fox series Call Me Kat has halted production following the death of cast member Leslie Jordan.
TV line Production on the show, which starred Mayim Bialik, was reported to have been suspended for an indefinite period of time following Jordan’s death.
Jordan, who has played the baker at Café Phil since 2021, had already shot nine episodes of the current season. Four of these episodes have already been shown on television.
On Hold: Fox series Call Me Kat has halted production following the death of cast member Leslie Jordan
The Call Me Cat team is currently mourning Jordan’s loss.
Jim Parsons, the show’s executive producer, called Leslie an “absolute angel” as he paid tribute to the late actor on Instagram.
If Leslie touches your life in any way, from near or far, it will never be the same. Leslie was a man of the earth and an absolute angel. He was funny as hell and had an emotional depth that made everyone around him feel loved.
I am more shocked and saddened than words to learn of his passing, but I am equally grateful with immense gratitude for having crossed his path on his journey. Rest in peace, good man,” he captioned the picture of the late star.
Jordan, who has been playing the baker at Café Phil since 2021, has already shot nine episodes of the current season
Actress Kyla Pratt, who plays Randi, posted one broken-hearted emoji on a black background on Instagram Stories.
A Fox representative praised Jordan for their reaction to the news of his death in a statement.
“We are shocked and appalled by the tragic passing of Leslie Jordan today,” the statement, obtained by TV Line, read. Leslie was more than just the Emmy Award winning comedic talent we’ve laughed with all these years. He was the cutest person you could ever imagine, who simply lit up a room and brought pure joy and huge smiles to millions of people around the world.
‘An absolute angel’: Jim Parsons, the show’s executive producer, paid tribute to Jordan posthumously
“Truest Southern gentlemen, Leslie carried infectious abundance, indelible sense of humor, and all around, endowed us with countless beautiful memories that will last forever. While we mourn this sad news, we also want to express our deepest sympathies to Leslie’s family, friends and fans, who are dear to him.
It also released Warner Bros. Television. , the studio behind the series, released a statement regarding the death:[We are] Amazed by the tragic and sudden loss of our dear friend Leslie Jordan. Leslie was an extraordinary person and talent. Bring joy to fans around the world. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and fans at this time.
Jordan died after suffering a medical emergency and crashing his BMW into the side of a Hollywood building on Monday.
Heartbroken: Actress Kyla Pratt, Call Me Kat, posted one broken-hearted emoji on a black background to her Instagram Stories
The Los Angeles Police Department told DailyMail.com that they received reports that a car crashed into a wall on Romaine Streets and Cahuenga Streets at around 9:30 a.m.
Jordan, best known for his work on Will & Grace, Call Me Kat, and American Horror Story, was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and lived in Los Angeles. He recently took up a career as a country singer and was just teased about releasing a new song the day before his death.
He won a Guest Emmy in 2006 for his role as Beverly Leslie on the popular NBC show Will & Grace in which he played a recurring role.
‘Coolest person’: A Fox representative praised Jordan for their reaction to the news of his death in a statement