Last year, producers shocked Royal Pains fans when they wrote the leading lady, Jill Flint, off the show. Flint played Jill Casey for the first four seasons of Royal Pains. Since her departure, Jill Flint has been busy guest starring on various shows.
Before her departure on Royal Pains, Jill Flint was a frequent guest star on The Good Wife. Flint plays a lesbian FBI agent, who is an off again on again love interest of Kalinda's. Once she was let go, many fans wanted her The Good Wife's character, Lana Delaney to become recurring. Flint has only made two more appearances since her departure from Royal Pains. Back in April, Flint guest starred on Elementary as a beguiling woman who catches the eye of Detective Bell.
As for Royal Pains, Flint's character, Jill Casey is last seen leaving the sunny beaches of Hamptons for the wild jungles of Africa. Jill Flint made her final appearance during the show's special Christmas episode. The show has not fully replaced the leading lady slot They have been trying out different characters to takeover. There latest effort is Laura Benanti's Shelby Shackelford.
What is next for Jill Flint? She will return to television again in 2014. She will star in NBC's The Night Shift. She will play Dr. Jordan Alexander. The Night Shift is scheduled to air during the midseason.