Castle creator and executive producer Andrew Marlowe knew that last night’s big moment would have fans buzzing. How could it not? After four seasons of ups, downs, and shameless flirting from both Castle and Beckett, the season 4 finale gave fans what they’d been hoping for: a chance to see the pair finally get together!
Bold? You bet. But not as bold as the alternative, says Marlowe.
doing it would have been even ballsier because I think the audience is
near it’s breaking point,” he says. “And it’s 2012, people fall into and
out of bed together all the time. If it had gone on any longer, we
would have been bad storytellers.”
And this new path, which will find
Castle and Beckett entering a relationship together in season 5? It’s
full with opportunity, he says.
“It was important to open up the storytelling. We had done as much
storytelling as we thought we could do credibly with not having them
together. So the characters either had to do their separate ways or get
together,” he says. “We thought there was a lot of fun to be had mining
their relationship once they were together because no relationship goes
smoothly, and they’re fundamentally different people.”
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