FRINGE: Is Olivia Destined to Die? Anna Torv Admits ‘I Don’t Have Any Aversion to the Idea of That Being the Ultimate Sacrifice’
April 25, 2012 by Marisa Roffman
For more than a season, FRINGE has teased the future isn’t too bright for Olivia Dunham.
Between her morbid prediction in “Lysergic Acid Diethylamide,” her actual assassination by Walternate in 2026 (which is no longer a factor thanks to Peter removing himself from the timeline), September’s warning that in all futures she had to die, or her absence from last week’s trip to 2036, things aren’t entirely looking up for our girl. And when you add in what FRINGE showrunners Jeff Pinkner and J.H. Wyman teased earlier this year about Olivia potentially being destined for something tragic, at this point, it would almost be more shocking if Olivia’s fate wasn’t something morbid.
But what does FRINGE star Anna Torv (Olivia) think about all these warnings that her character might kick the bucket?
I sat down with Torv on the Vancouver set earlier this month and we discussed Olivia’s fate and what she thinks of where her character is headed. And in order to make this not entirely super serious/depressing, we also talked about which character she’d like to have back and if fans should expect any more drama between Olivia and Peter…
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