The Season 7 finale of Suits will be a backdoor pilot for the spinoff. The Spin off will centre around Gina Torres' character Jessica Pearson (who the show creators nearly killed off - like how would they have explained that?! as she delves into the mucky world of Chicago politics. The didn't want to make Suits:Chicago so they decided to have her focus on politics instead - expect comparisons to The Good Wife Fight.
Synopsis - "reunite Pearson as she adjusts to her new life in the Windy City. When she is forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics, Pearson must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.
There are rumors that Dule Hill's new character from Suits might move on to this spin-off.