While 'Suits' closes the file to its last chapter, USA's 'Pearson' opens a new one. After nine seasons and the royal marriage of one series star, 'Suits' is moving on. The spin off will instead star Gina Torres, who plays Jessica Pearson, a disbarred former lawyer who moves to Chicago and takes a job in the Mayor's office. We spoke to actress Bethany Joy Lenz, who plays Kerri Allen in 'Pearson'.