Flashy new character.

“The Young and the Restless” alum Scott Elrod has been cast for a multi-episode arc on the NBC series “Chicago Fire.” According to TV Insider, Elrod will be playing Travis Brenner, a celebrity friend of Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney, “The Other Woman,” “Chicago P.D.”). When the pair meets up during a rescue, Severide becomes drawn into his buddy’s fast-paced lifestyle. Elrod shared a photo from the set on his Instagram:

Hangin with the boys at #chicagofire. #makingtvmagic #nbc

A photo posted by Scott Elrod (@scottelrod) on

Scott Elrod played a hot surgeon on Grey’s Anatomy after wrapping his “Y&R” role in December 2015. Elrod became a first-time father in June to his son, Easton, with fiancée, Vanessa Vazart.

“Chicago Fire” is back with new episodes beginning Tuesday October 11 at 10:00 PM EST on NBC. Check your local listings.

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– Candace Young