Jocelyn Hudon Joins ‘Chicago Fire’ as a Series Regular for Season 13

Chicago Fire Jocelyn Hudon

Jocelyn Hudon has been promoted to a series regular on NBC’s “Chicago Fire” for its upcoming thirteenth season. Hudon joined the cast in Season 12, portraying the courageous and skilled paramedic Lyla Novak, who quickly established herself as a vital member of the Firehouse 51 team.

Introduced in Season 12, Episode 9, Hudon’s character made a memorable entrance by taking heroic action and disarming a child with a gun, preventing a potential tragedy. Novak’s leadership skills and proactive nature have made her an invaluable asset to the squad.

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The promotion of Hudon to series regular comes as no surprise given the impact of her character and her impressive performance. Novak was brought on to replace Lennox (Wesam Keesh), who departed the team in Season 12.

Hudon is no stranger to the screen, with appearances in various shows and Hallmark films. Her acting credits include “The Strain,” “Dave,” “Acapulco,” and “When Hope Calls.” Hudon’s versatility as an actress was also recognized with a nomination for Best Actress at the 2024 Mammoth Film Festival for her leading role in “The Fall.”

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The casting update for “Chicago Fire” follows recent departures in Season 12, including series regulars Eamonn Walker, Kara Killmer, and Alberto Rosende.

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