Jim Parsons To Leave 'The Big Bang Theory' for a While? Actor to Focus on New Sitcom with Boyfriend Todd Spiewak

Dec 01, 2016 10:39 PM EST | By Mardielyn

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Jim Parsons' beloved character Dr. Sheldon Lee Cooper of "The Big Bang Theory" seems to be on the verge of leaving the show for a while as he is set to play a major key role in a new sitcom.

Reports claim that Jim Parsons will soon leave "The Big Bang Theory" even though the longtime running sitcom has been renewed for Season 11. Rumor has it that it is due to the comedian actor's hectic schedule.

Moreover, there has been news that one character will not be coming back to "The Big Bang Theory" and all hints are pointing to Sheldon Cooper.

On the other hand, Metro reports that Jim Parsons plays a major role in multiple shows in different networks. The 43-year-old "The Big Bang Theory" actor has an impressive CV not just as an artist in front of the camera but also a brain behind the scenes.

Jim Parson is involved in different shows such as "The Monarchy is Going to Sh*t" in Freeform network. A story is about the Monarchy of Andova. It revolves around the king's illegitimate son who is appointed as the legal successor of the throne. This causes conflict to the legitimate daughter of the king who has been expecting to be the queen her entire life.

Other than that, Jim Parsons is also part of ABC's "Lakeside V.A" and The CW's "The Terranauts" as the show's executive producer.

New Sitcom

In iTechPost, Jim Parsons is said to be developing a new sitcom called "Lance 2.0".

Together with his longtime partner Todd Spiewak, Jim Parsons will also team up with Alex McAulay, who wrote the pilot episode of the new series, and Eric Norsoph.

"Lance 2.0" will revolve around a young couple who had an accident and how they will face the effect of the tragedy. Due to the accident, the boyfriend's personality will change and will also lose his impulse control.

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