It is not noise must say goodbye to Brooklyn nine-nine. The comedy returns to work one final time when the eighth and ultimate season premieres Thursday on NBC, and stars Melissa Fumero and Terry Crews promise the collection will finish on a correct – albeit bittersweet – observe.
“It couldn’t have ended better, that’s a promise. Take it to the bank, man. It’s one of those where you’re like a mic drop, that’s perfect,” a Crews informed ET’s Matt Cohen in a current Zoom interview. “We are able to finish our present nonetheless they need and man, that is the happiest feeling on the planet. I imply, what are you able to say? Most issues, you possibly can by no means finish them the way in which you need. It is simply the reality. All of it finally ends up the way in which you don’t need it to, however now we have this chance. “
“Before that, it was intimidating. How can you wrap this up? What move are they going to make? I’ll never forget in the end when [showrunner] Dan Goor told me his idea for the final, I was just like, ‘Oh yeah!’ “Shared Fumero.” It was perfect. Like Terry said, it’s a really satisfying ending and it’s a kind thank you and a “I like you” to the fans. It’s kind of a tribute to the fans and it’s fun and it’s beautiful and it’s a little sad. And [the writers] I have arrived.”
However the filming of this ultimate episode was transferring, as a result of it formally marked the top of an period.
“It was heavy, man. It’s rare in life for there to be an event that happens to you that you know is going to be really emotional… and I thought I was prepared for it. I didn’t. it wasn’t. It was a lot heavier than I thought it was going to be, “Fumero stated.
“It was a lot harder because you realize the day you weren’t just saying goodbye to these people, you were also saying goodbye to these characters and these stories,” she added. “You already know you will keep up a correspondence and see one another, however you would possibly by no means be all in the identical room once more, so phew, that was quite a bit. There have been lots of tears on the final day and actually was. lovely and particular. And I am actually excited for the followers to see the episodes. “
“I am in denial. I do not need this to finish. I actually really feel like ‘Is the person actual?'” Recalls Crews. “We did it on the last day, we were in tears, but it keeps coming back because we promote it and when it premieres Thursday you think to yourself, ‘I’m just gonna watch it with everyone, like , oh my god is this really over? ‘ I’m waiting for everything to really turn out and I don’t know if I’m still ready. I don’t know what i’m gonna do [when] this last episode [airs]. It’s so moving because we are a family – eight years together. I spent more time with this casting than with my own wife and children. It’s going to be something that I’m going to miss so much. “
When the brand new season begins, Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and Amy Santiago (Fumero) will navigate parenting as they elevate their new child child whereas persevering with their 9-nine antics. It is Jake and Amy, do you anticipate many left turns.
“It’s an adjustment and it’s a journey for these two characters, and it’s part of this final season,” Fumero stated. “We see them trying to find that work-life balance and becoming new parents and their career aspirations. It’s really a theme for Jake and Amy this past season and yes, you know they are. not. nail it. “
As for what the actors took from the set to commemorate their Brooklyn nine-nine experience, quite a few memories in fact.
“I have my chair backs,” Crews revealed, whereas Fumero stated she took the nameplate that lived on her character’s desk.
“And Props framed our cards which were never very present in the series. But if we had a wallet or a filing cabinet or a file they would be there with our picture,” she added, whereas doing hinting at one other piece of recollections, “I have a very special [item] by Dan Goor but I can’t say what it is until the finale airs. “
“Melissa made a great album and I just got it last week,” Crews stated. “It was a brilliant album of all the photos, a lot of this season, but also during the other parts of the [series] and it makes you say: ‘God I love this place’. I love these people. ‘”
Of course, the question had to be asked whether they would be ready to reunite the team later.
“I think we would all like that,” Crews stated. “I am up for a film. I believe Brooklyn nine-nine wants large display therapy the place we are able to swear. “
“Yeah, let’s make an R-rated film!” Fumero agreed. “It will be a well-rated R motion comedy.”
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The final season of Brooklyn nine-nine kicks off with consecutive episodes Thursday, August 12 at 8 p.m. ET / PT on NBC. To be taught extra, watch under.
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