“The producers told me we wanted COVID to hit our cast,” Brian said. ET. “However, we don’t want to lose a team member,” he said.
Brian went on to explain that since his character is forever optimistic, they felt it would be the best vehicle for this devastating story. Brian was also very clear that central to this was the question of what Jimmy would do. How will he deal with this tragedy? When will he move? In fact, that part might happen soon.