BONES: Hart Hanson, Stephen Nathan, and Tamara Taylor Weigh in On Season 10 Possibly Being the End of the Show
January 22, 2014 by Marisa Roffman
And while fans may already be lamenting the show’s eventual end of the series, it’s bittersweet — and possibly a premature move — for the people involved with the show.
“It’s sort of strange!” BONES star Tamara Taylor (Cam) told me. “I’m okay with that, but it’s weird to hear it. You know something is going to come to an end, but when you actually hear those words, it’s a bit sobering.”
But despite Reilly’s indication, BONES boss Stephen Nathan isn’t quite ready to let go of the series yet.
“We do each season as it comes,” Nathan said. “We’ve been planning for an end every season, but we don’t commit to that, because it never seems like it’s going to end. And that could continue. We don’t know. I don’t think anyone knows at this point. We’ll be ready for it when the time comes, and God knows we’ve had a great run. But it doesn’t feel finished. It should. It’s been so long. But it doesn’t feel finished. It still seems fresh. The actors are still shockingly fresh. Everybody seems as if they’re just starting. So I don’t know [what will happen].”
And BONES creator Hart Hanson is equally torn about the show’s future.
“I am of two minds: I think [Booth and Brennan] have an amazing story engine for a series,” Hanson acknowledged. “If someone came to me and showed me ten years of BONES that I wasn’t involved in, and said, ‘Can you do something with these two people and these characters?’ I would say yes. But…because it’s a character-oriented show, it’s not a [pure] procedural like some of these other shows that have gone on for years and years and years, the characters [on those] don’t change all that much. Our characters change. As they change, they might leave some people behind. So do you get new people? I don’t know the answer to that…[the show] could go a long time, I think, but I’m of two minds, because eventually, you have to change the situation, when you’ve changed them as far as you can. But as I said, everybody relax, let’s get our tenth season [first], see how America reacts.
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BONES airs Fridays at 8 PM on Fox.
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