Sullivan’s Crossing lovers did not see that plot twist coming — and neither did sequence star Scott Patterson.
For the duration of an exclusive job interview with Us Weekly, Patterson, 65, praised Tom Jackson‘s performance just after his character, Frank, was shot in the Wednesday, October 18, episode.
“It’s quick for me to be emotional close to Tom because I really feel the similar way about Tom [is the way] that [my character] Sully feels about Frank. They have a pretty close [and] deep friendship. They are dependent on each individual other on a everyday basis,” he described to Us. “[Tom] and [his onscreen wife] Edna [Andrea Menard] are two powerhouse actors, personalities and they have a powerhouse presence.”
Patterson designed a bond with Jackson, 74, that gave him an surprising freedom when collaborating on their scenes. “I come to feel pretty safe and sound with anyone, but in particular Tom to do incredibly deep operate,” he continued. “Because the amazing detail about Tom in his portrayal is there is a good deal of him in that. You could perception the depth of this man or woman and the measurement of his heart.”
Sullivan’s Crossing, which is based mostly on a ebook collection by Robyn Carr, follows neurosurgeon Maggie (Morgan Kohan) who need to return to her hometown in rural Nova Scotia. Viewers are introduced to her estranged father, Sully (Patterson), newcomer Cal (Chad Michael Murray) and far more members of the community.
Filming the CW collection designed several friendships on set. For Patterson, it also allowed him to invest time with a fellow actor who he truly respects.
“Tom Jackson is a worldwide icon — particularly in Canada — for a motive. He’s a massive-hearted personal. He’s unbelievably smart. He’s unbelievably giving [and] he’s donating his time to assisting his people. It is quite relocating to be in his presence really just to be in his existence,” the Gilmore Ladies alum gushed to Us. “And he’s this kind of a down-to-earth and easy going person. It is incredibly special to do do the job with him mainly because you feel like you’re sort of performing scenes with a mountain. It’s a thing pretty natural and extremely attractive and very effective.”
Patterson ongoing: “He is one of the most loving human beings I have ever been close to. And to get a hug from that guy is to know that you are cherished. Which is why he does it — since he needs to express it. I’m having a minor choked up [just] speaking about him. He’s the most generous actor and he’s the most generous gentleman.”
Season 1 originally made admirers get relaxed as they acquired to know the sights and people today in Sullivan’s Crossing. The plot, nevertheless, has given that taken a transform for the unforeseen with Frank’s harm.
Soon after executing a smudging ceremony in honor of his Indigenous ancestors, Frank remaining to assist a person with a problem and on his way again he stopped at the sight of an additional automobile in the middle of the woods. Frank needed to warn the holidaymakers that they couldn’t hunt in the space and subsequently bought shot by accident and left for dead on function.
“We did a scene [in an upcoming episode] where obviously Sully arrives to see Frank. I cried so substantially and so deeply that they couldn’t use the footage,” Patterson recalled. “There was much too a lot mucus coming out of my nose and I could not control it. But that’s the result he has.”
Patterson went on to say that he feels the similar way about all of his costars.
“These are just genuinely beautiful persons up listed here and it is simple to join with them and it’s easy to do perform with them. And it appears to be like that is currently being translated onto the screen. So [viewers] are receiving some thing really true and incredibly organic,” he continued. “I think individuals will be surprised at the depth of the thoughts that are occurring up listed here.”
The impending episodes of the “deeply emotional” show will proceed to pull at people’s heartstrings.
“Bring a box of tissues since you are heading to feel stuff. You are likely to come to feel things extremely deeply due to the fact they’re working with a good deal of common themes,” Patterson concluded. “There’s a ton of really good things right here [that is] combined in with the darkish. But there’s real hope. Simply because if you are heading to dwell in all those dark spots, there better be hope. And which is what will make it perform. That is why men and women like it so much because it doesn’t make a difference what happens in the episode, you’re generally going to have a hopeful feeling that [in the] upcoming 1, they are heading to take care of it.”
Sullivan’s Crossing airs on The CW Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET.