Harry Shearer, months after claiming that he was leaving The Simpsons, has reportedly signed on to return to the long-running animated program.

Harry Shearer Returning To ‘The Simpsons’

Shearer, the voice of Montgomery C. Burns, Ned Flanders and Seymour Skinner among other Simpsons characters, reportedly signed the same contract as the other primary voice actors, reported Entertainment Weekly. Along with Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, and Hank Azaria, Shearer apparently signed a new four-season deal that stipulates he’ll early more than $300,000 per episode.

The Simpsons has already been renewed for a 27th and 28th season, and could be extended for a 29th and 30th season.

Back in May, Shearer announced his departure from The Simpsons in a pair of tweets, claiming that the contract hindered him from pursuing work outside the show.

Shearer has been a member of The Simpsons cast since 1989, voicing upwards of 21 characters.

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