Fans of the popular HBO series “Silicon Valley” were shocked when it was announced that show favorite T.J. Miller, who plays Erlich Bachman, would be leaving the show after the current fourth season.
Over at Entertainment Weekly, Miller explained why he decided to leave the show, which he called an amicable split.
“I would love to do ‘The Emoji Movie’ and things like that and have the time to develop animated features,” Miller said. “I would like to keep offering up [Comedy Central’s ‘The Gorburger Show’] and letting people see a very different side of talk show guests. And that was a big part of why I said, ‘I’ve learned everything I can from this show.’ I would love to continue to be involved with it, if only because fans really do enjoy the show, and they seem to enjoy the character. But ultimately I just have to make more things and different things.'”
Along with voicing a character in the upcoming movie, “The Emoji Movie,” and his talk show series, “The Gorburger Show,” Miller is also starring in “Deadpool 2,” and Steven Spielberg’s anticipated movie, “Ready Player One.”