“Dear Loyal Good Wife Fans, we, like you, mourn the loss of Will Gardner.”
The Good Wife creators Robert & Michelle King have released a letter to fans explaining the sudden, shocking death of Will Gardner.
“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.”, the letter explains.
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Since the episode has aired, it has been revealed that Josh Charles had made the decision to leave The Good Wife over a year ago.
Faced with the tough decision of how to approach the exit of Will Gardner from the series, Robert & Michelle King continue the letter by explaining the necessity of Will Gardner’s dramatic exit:
“There was something in the passion that Will and Alicia shared that made distance a meager hurdle.” The letter continues, “the brutal honesty and reality of death speaks to the truth and tragedy of bad timing for these two characters. Will’s death propels Alicia into her newest incarnation.”
Josh Charles recently won a People’s Choice Award for his portrayal of Will Gardner.
When is The Good Wife on TV? In Canada, The Good Wife airs Sundays at 10 et/pt on Global
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