Anna Farris is stepping away from the CBS sitcom Mom. Leaving Allison Janney as the sole lead in the series. Both Faris and Janney are in the middle of two-year contracts that they signed in 2019. Meaning, they both were secured through season eight. Now, it seems Faris’ exit was finalized during the show’s hiatus.
Farris put out a statement:
“The past seven years on Mom have been some of the most fulfilling and rewarding of my career. I’m so thankful to Chuck, the writers, and my amazing castmates for creating a truly wonderful work experience. While my journey as Christy has come to an end, allowing me to pursue new opportunities, I’ll be watching next season and rooting for my TV family.”
Farris has been one of two leads for seven seasons.
WBTV, CBS, and Chuck Lorre Prods. put out a joint statement:
“From the inception of Mom, Anna was the first and only choice for the role of Christy,” WBTV, CBS and Chuck Lorre Prods. said in a statement. “We are so proud of the stories we have been able to tell during Anna’s seven years with us. We wish Anna all the best, and we thank her for her beautiful portrayal.”
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