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Stana Katic and Tamala Jones will not be returning to 'Castle'

Stana Katic and Tamala Jones will not be returning to 'Castle'

When and if "Castle" returns to ABC for a ninth season, it will do so without two of its original cast members, Stana Katic and Tamala Jones.

Both actresses will leave the long-running police procedural at the end of the current season, ABC confirmed Monday. The network has not yet announced a renewal of the drama, which stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, a famous mystery novelist who shadows Kate Beckett, an NYPD homicide detective played by Katic. Jones co-stars as Dr. Lanie Parish, a medical examiner. 

Said ABC in a statement: "Kate Beckett has been a beloved character on our hit series 'Castle' for the past 8...

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