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SWAT season 6 spoilers: Could Lina Esco return as Chris?

We’re sure that there are a ton of people out there who would love to see Lina Esco back as Chris on SWAT season 6. After all, we’re one of them! She had a huge presence on the show and is still a big part of Street’s life. The writers opted to not remove her completely from the equation, and we have to imagine that this is to keep the door open for future stories down the line.
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Who is Lina Esco? 5 Fun Facts about Chris Alonso from SWAT on CBS

Lina Esco is the strong female actress that has been portraying the no-nonsense brave SWAT officer, Chris Alonso for 5 seasons. Who is she exactly? Find out more now. 1. Lina Esco was born on May 14, 1985 in Miami, Florida. She is a tall woman ranking in at 5’8″ and is of Colombian descent.
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SWAT season 6: Could Lina Esco return as Chris in some form?

We know that Lina Esco departed SWAT as a series regular after season 5, but is there any chance that she comes back for season 6?. The first thing we don’t want to do here is get anyone’s hopes up; with that in mind, it’s worth noting that Esco is 100% gone as a series regular. The actress already confirmed that and with that in mind, we have to imagine that the most we’ll see her back is as a recurring guest star here and there.
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'S.W.A.T.': Lina Esco Departs Ahead of Season 6

CBS's S.W.A.T. may have gotten the green light for a sixth season on the network, but it didn't come without a casualty. Lina Esco, who played the team's sniper Christine “Chris” Alonso, has turned in her badge and departed the show ahead of its new season. Esco had been one of the main cast members of the series since its inception in 2017 alongside remaining cast Shemar Moore, Alex Russell, Kenny Johnson, Jay Harrington, and David Lim.

'S.W.A.T.': Lina Esco exits CBS series after five seasons

May 23 (UPI) -- S.W.A.T. is losing an original cast member. Lina Esco, who played Christina "Chris" Alonso for five seasons, has exited the CBS action drama ahead of Season 6. In the show, Chris (Esco) left S.W.A.T. to take over for Mama Pina at a local safe house for immigrant women.

Is Lina Esco leaving SWAT? (Is Chris coming back to SWAT Season 6?)

The SWAT Season 5 finale brought us a farewell. Lina Esco’s Chris has decided to leave the team, but is the actress leaving the series?. During the penultimate episode of the series, Chris shared that it was time for her to step away from her job with the LAPD. She needed a change from SWAT, and the ability to help endangered women was the way to do that.

Lina Esco Exits S.W.A.T. Ahead of Season 6: 'I'm Forever Grateful'

Click here to read the full article. Original S.W.A.T. cast member Lina Esco is exiting the CBS drama after five seasons, in what she says was “one of the most difficult decisions I’ve had to make.” Esco’s exit storyline took shape a few weeks ago, when Officer Christine “Chris” Alonso told colleague and best friend Jim Street that she had decided to leave S.W.A.T. to take over for Mama Pina, the woman who runs a local safe house for immigrant women fleeing bad situations and is now hospitalized. “I love the Mama Pina storyline,” Esco told TVLine in March. “It resonates with...

Is Lina Esco Leaving SWAT? Season 6 of S.W.A.T. will not feature Lina Esco.

Is Lina Esco leaving SWAT? Cast member Lina Esco is leaving the CBS drama after five seasons, saying it was “one of the most difficult decisions I’ve had to make.” Lina Esco originally appeared on S.W.A.T. Christine “Chris” Alonso, a S.W.A.T. officer, informed her best friend, Jim...
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Lina Esco Is Exiting ‘S.W.A.T.’ After 5 Seasons: ‘I’m Forever Grateful’

It’s never easy to say goodbye, even if it’s a television goodbye. While no TV show can last forever – well, Law & Order: SVU is in the running – the cast doesn’t always stay as long. Many actors choose to leave after their contracts end. Some give the networks a lengthy heads-up, while others just seem to up and vanish, leaving the writers to scramble (see below!). Regardless, the show must go on.

Why did Lina Esco leave SWAT, character of Chris after season 5 finale?

Why did Lina Esco leave SWAT and her role of Chris after the season 5 finale? In some ways, we were prepared for it — we knew that it was coming!. Yet, even through most of tonight’s new episode, we held out hope that the character may change her mind. She did love most of her colleagues, just as she also was in love with Street. The two finally got together and of course, we didn’t want this to be the time when they were forced to be split apart.

Is Lina Esco leaving SWAT, Chris Alonso for good after season 5 finale?

Is Lina Esco leaving SWAT and her character of Chris Alonso following tonight’s season 5 finale? We know that this is a big question that is out there right now, and we’re not altogether shocked about that at all. The first thing that we should note here is...

Is Lina Esco leaving SWAT? Is Chris Alonso quitting the team?

Is Lina Esco leaving SWAT, and just how concerned should you be about Chris Alonso’s future? Entering tonight’s episode, we know it’s a legitimate question. After all, remember for a moment just how much speculation there is about her departure! Last week’s new episode indicated that Chris is going to leave the team to embark on a new path in life; she was torn about doing so, but she thinks it’s what will be best for her. In another heartbreaking moment, she also made it clear to Street that she wasn’t 100% sure if it was the right time or not for the two of them to be together. So yeah … we also have to digest this.

Is Lina Esco leaving SWAT, character of Chris Alonso?

Is Lina Esco leaving SWAT, and are we at the end of the road soon for her character of Chris Alonso? How worried should we be?. Through a lot of tonight’s new episode, the writers didn’t exactly do a whole lot to make us confident in her future. Instead, we were worried — very much so. This is someone who has been an incredible part of the series over the past several seasons, and that’s without even getting into the relationship between Chris and Street we’ve been so invested in. Esco has also directed on the show, so she is invested in it in a variety of different ways.
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‘S.W.A.T.’: Lina Esco on Her Hope for Chris & Street, Plus Reaching 100 Episodes

While some coworkers in law enforcement on TV have no qualms about getting involved, the same can’t be said for Christina “Chris” Alonso (Lina Esco) and Jim Street (Alex Russell) of S.W.A.T. “You’re going to maybe seeing more conflicted situations with Street” coming up, Esco told TV...