The Blacklist loses 2 series regulars in its season 9 finale

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Two series regulars are departing The Blacklist following its season 9 finale, EW has confirmed.

The exiting cast members are Amir Arison and Laura Sohn. Amir made his debut as FBI Special Agent Aram Mojtabi in the third episode of season 1, while Sohn played FBI agent Alina Park beginning in season 6.

Editorial use only. No book cover usage. Mandatory Credit: Photo by NBC/Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock (10764778ai) James Spader as Raymond 'Red' Reddington 'The Blacklist' TV Show, Seasons 6 and 7 - 2019 A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.
Editorial use only. No book cover usage. Mandatory Credit: Photo by NBC/Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock (10764778ai) James Spader as Raymond 'Red' Reddington 'The Blacklist' TV Show, Seasons 6 and 7 - 2019 A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

NBC/Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock James Spader in 'The Blacklist'

Arison discussed his gratitude for his time on The Blacklist in a tweet on Friday.

"I have made lifelong friends, learned so much along the way, and have met countless wonderful people from all over the world who support the show," he wrote. "It is not lost on me how lucky I am to have been able to work and evolve with a role for nine years with this special cast, crew, and so many dedicated artists."

Editorial use only. No book cover usage. Mandatory Credit: Photo by VirginiaSherwood/Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock (10764778ao) Diego Klattenhoff as Donald Ressler and Amir Arison as Aram Mojtabai 'The Blacklist' TV Show, Seasons 6 and 7 - 2019 A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.
Editorial use only. No book cover usage. Mandatory Credit: Photo by VirginiaSherwood/Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock (10764778ao) Diego Klattenhoff as Donald Ressler and Amir Arison as Aram Mojtabai 'The Blacklist' TV Show, Seasons 6 and 7 - 2019 A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

VirginiaSherwood/Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock Diego Klattenhoff and Amir Arison in 'The Blacklist'

Arison is leaving in advance of his summer Broadway debut as Amir, the star of The Kite Runner, an opportunity he says he couldn't pass up.

"The Kite Runner is one of the most extraordinary novels I have ever read, and its stage adaptation for Broadway is both breathtaking and timely," he wrote.

Despite Arison's departure, the door is open for him to make guest appearances in the future; his character Aram announced that he's stepping away from the FBI and plans to move to Brooklyn, where he'll do very New York things like eat pizza and "maybe [see] a Broadway show."

Editorial use only. No book cover usage. Mandatory Credit: Photo by NBC/Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock (10764778ai) James Spader as Raymond 'Red' Reddington 'The Blacklist' TV Show, Seasons 6 and 7 - 2019 A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.
Editorial use only. No book cover usage. Mandatory Credit: Photo by NBC/Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock (10764778ai) James Spader as Raymond 'Red' Reddington 'The Blacklist' TV Show, Seasons 6 and 7 - 2019 A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

NBC/Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock James Spader in 'The Blacklist'

Sohn has been a series regular since the eighth season following her introduction the previous year. She plans to pursue other projects, according to Deadline. Sohn has had roles on NCIS: New Orleans and Instinct.

James Spader, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, and Hisham Tawfiq are the remaining cast members. All of them have been on The Blacklist since season 1.

EW has reached out to representatives for The Blacklist for further comment.

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