Over the course of its run, “Brooklyn 9-9” has taken viewers on a hilarious, heartfelt journey by means of myriad personalities on the 99th precinct — however what’s subsequent for the 9-9? “My lips are fairly sealed,” says Melissa Fumero, “however I’ll say, the scripts have been superb. I believe it’s going to be equal components the ‘Brooklyn 9-9’ you realize — hilarious, firing on all cylinders, enjoyable, loopy, and so foolish — whereas additionally taking up sure issues in regards to the squad — about policing, I suppose —with hints of nostalgia all through. Undoubtedly some callbacks and a few actually candy moments crammed with coronary heart. So, I imply, they’ve actually crammed up this season with every little thing, and I believe it should really feel — I hope — actually satisfying to our followers.”
With every little thing “Brooklyn 9-9” has been by means of to battle its approach by means of eight seasons — the rankings ups and downs, the community crossover — does it make it that a lot more durable for Fumero to say goodbye? “, it is actually bittersweet,” she says. “It seems like the correct time to finish it, type of going out whereas we nonetheless really feel like we’re on high. We’re nonetheless making a very good present that we’re pleased with. We’ve not overstayed our welcome, to say. However, clearly, it is also actually unhappy. I will miss taking part in Amy. I will miss seeing these individuals on daily basis. I will miss working with this forged who simply continues to problem me and make me a greater actor and a greater individual. So it is actually lots of opposing feelings directly.”
Nonetheless, Fumero likes to look on the intense facet. “I am actually pleased with the present,” she says. “I am actually excited for individuals to see the ultimate season and to rejoice with everybody. I am making an attempt to only deal with that, rejoice the present with everybody and our followers and take this victory lap.”
Hulu’s new grownup animated collection “Marvel’s MODOK” — on which Fumero voices Melissa Tarleton — is now streaming.