In just a matter of hours, the season finale of “The Following” will be upon us, and from this perspective that really just means one thing: Trying to figure out how in the world this story can end, while at the same time giving us something to look forward to in the new year.
So is Joe Carroll going to be destroyed in the closing minutes of this episode? We don’t know the answer to that just yet, however, Kevin Bacon tells TVLine that there is going to be a number of interesting twists and turns that take place, while the show at the same time works to reach an ending that is true to some of the characters:
“I’m always interested in where can we go emotionally, because that’s the stuff that I’m more drawn to … I found it very moving when I read the script, and as I was in the scenes, and when I watched the finale. It’s kind of epic in a way — epic and gothic — and at the same time personal.”
As for the prospects of a season 2 storyline, Bacon promises that there will at least be something for the show to go on once it airs again either in the fall or early next year:
“Let me put it this way… I think the ending is going to be shocking, but like with all good cliffhangers, there is also some stuff left up in the air.”
Luckily, the show knew about its renewal in enough time that they could concoct an ending with this specific purpose in mind, that way there was no attempt at scrambling at the last minute in order to try and make something work.
What do you want to see happen during the finale for “The Following”? Be sure to share your thoughts below, and you can also watch a new sneak peek for this last episode of the season here.