Creators of CBS’s hit show ‘The Good Wife’ comfort fans of the series in order to quiet their concerns about the death of male lead Will Gardner (Josh Charles).
Creators Robert and Michelle King posted a lengthy letter addressed to shocked fans following the March 23 episode’s unexpected death of character Will Gardner (Josh Charles, 42) on The Good Wife.
‘The Good Wife’: Creators Of Show Write Letter To Fans
Will, who is the lead lawyer in the show, was shot in the courtroom by his client, the unhinged Jeffrey Grant (Hunter Parrish), before being declared dead in the hospital.
Fans reactions to the TV death were so huge that the creators of the show chose to writer a lengthy letter to easy their concerns.
“We, like you, mourn the loss of Will Gardner. And while Will is gone, our beloved Josh Charles is very much alive and remains an integral part of our family.
The Good Wife, at its heart, is the “Education of Alicia Florrick.” To us, there always was a tragedy at the center of Will and Alicia’s relationship: the tragedy of bad timing. And when faced with the gut punch of Josh’s decision, made over a year ago, to move on to other creative endeavors, we had a major choice to make.” — Robert and Michelle King
Fans React to Death Of Lead Character On ‘The Good Wife’
It was one of the season’s best-kept secrets: Upon its spring return, CBS had billed The Good Wife‘s first three episodes back as an “event,” going so far as declaring that the show’s “most shocking moment — ever.”
That “shocking moment” came on March 23, when the show said goodbye to Will Gardner.
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