Chenford followers, ‘The Rookie’ season 3 finale has arrived. HL spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Eric Winter about the dance, ‘Chenford moments’ within the finale, and hopes for season 4.
Ever because the promo for The Rookie season 3 finale aired, Chenford followers have been questioning: are Tim and Lucy lastly going to go there? Tim asks Lucy to save lots of him a dance at Lopez’s marriage ceremony. HollywoodLife obtained some EXCLUSIVE scoop from Eric Winter about what’s taking place within the finale. So, will Tim and Lucy share this dance?
“That’s going to be the enjoyment of the finale for the followers to get to see what they see,” Eric informed HollywoodLife. “I inform you, I noticed one tweet that was actually humorous. I take a look at these feeds and stuff. This one fan was saying in season 1 the Chenford military was like 5 folks. Now season 3 it’s trending on Twitter. It’s phenomenal how a lot of a life it’s taken by itself. It’s actually, in a cool approach, and develop into type of like a present throughout the present. All the pieces that Chenford does will get tracked and monitored, each line, each look. If we’re not in an episode very a lot collectively, there’s an uproar. It’s enjoyable to see the followers’ engagement with that, and I like partaking again with them. They’ve simply been so receptive.”
Chenford followers are nonetheless holding out hope that Tim and Lucy will ultimately be extra than simply co-workers. Whereas Eric couldn’t reveal precisely what occurs between them within the finale, he did tease, “There are at all times sprinkles of growth there. There are at all times tidbits. Clearly, she’s not my rookie anymore, so that is one thing that may begin to develop. However I at all times marvel, proper? It’s like Ross and Rachel with Buddies. As soon as they get collectively, are the followers going to be excited? Or do they like being tortured extra? I don’t know.”
Eric acknowledged that the gradual burn between Tim and Lucy has gone on for a very very long time. “There are Chenford moments within the finale, and I feel it should solely feed into what might are available in season 4. I think about that’s going to proceed to construct increasingly,” he informed HollywoodLife.
Lucy has determined to enter deep undercover work. Eric revealed that we are going to see how Tim feels about Lucy getting into such harmful territory. “You’re going to see Tim positively struggles with it,” Eric stated. “He’s clearly proven he’s very supportive of her and feels she’s probably the greatest rookies he’s skilled. He has a number of admiration for the way in which she does work. He’s very pleased with her, however there’s clearly that aspect of him we’ve seen come out, and there’s going to be extra of it. He misplaced his spouse to a really tough undercover work with narcotics, but in addition simply being undercover. Now there’s a accomplice that he deeply cares about, and she or he’s going undercover. So he’s supportive, however he struggles I feel figuring out simply how harmful that aspect of the enterprise will be and the way simple it’s to begin to get misplaced in it. It’s positively one thing that he helps, however I feel actually struggles with it general.”
The Rookie has been renewed for season 4 by ABC. Eric has already considered some superb storylines to discover with Tim in future episodes. “I wish to begin assembly a few of Tim’s household,” Eric revealed. “I pitched Alexi [Hawley] an concept. And I don’t wish to reveal who the primary one is that I pitched, however perhaps a sister approaching. They’d talked about mentioning my father sooner or later, which might be a reasonably heavy story as a result of I feel that relationship for Tim just isn’t a fantastic one and has formed him in a number of methods or put a number of tough across the edges on Tim. However I pitched the thought of a sister that he deeply cares about and he’s very near however has a really completely different character, which might be very enjoyable dynamic-wise. Tim is so severe, so she may very well be any person that might are available in and make clear his seriousness and nearly poke enjoyable at him, any person that might get below Tim’s pores and skin in a approach that folks haven’t seen.”