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© Provided by INSIDER Christina Applegate in "Dead To Me." Saeed Adyani/Netflix
- Liz Feldman told Christina Applegate her life was "more important" than filming.
- Applegate was diagnosed with MS, yet she insisted on filming the final season of "Dead to Me."
- Feldman said she did anything she could to accommodate the actor on set.
"Dead To Me" showrunner Liz Feldman opened up to Insider about her initial reaction to Christina Applegate's multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis while mid-production on the hit dramedy's third and final season.
"I told her in no uncertain terms, 'This is just a TV show and your life is exponentially more important,'" Feldman said in an interview ahead of the show's season three premiere.
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Applegate, however, has been clear with the press that she was steadfast in her determination to finish telling Jen Harding's story for Feldman, her costar Linda Cardellini, and the rest of the cast and crew of the show.
The "Married...With Children" star told Variety that when she received the news about her health in the summer of 2021, there was talk at Netflix of ending filming early, but Applegate wouldn't entertain it. © Unique Nicole/FilmMagic Liz Feldman at the "Dead To Me" season three premiere. Unique Nicole/FilmMagic
"They were gonna pull the plug, you know? Because it was like torture — and they felt like they were torturing me, too," Applegate told Variety reporter Kate Aurthur of the show's decision-makers. "But I was like, 'No, no, no, no, no, no: We have to finish this story. It's too important to our hearts; too important to our souls.'"
'Bridgerton' star Adjoa Andoh spoke up about 'color-blind' auditions: 'I delight in my race'
The Lady Danbury actor said that she was surprised to get an audition since historical fiction doesn't usually cast Black actors.Andoh plays Lady Danbury in the first two seasons of the hit Netflix series and is set to star in the spinoff series "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.
All of the Netflix original series that are ending this year, so far
- Several Netflix original television shows are ending or have aired their final seasons in 2022.
- Shows like "The Last Kingdom," "Grace and Frankie," and "Ozark" ended earlier this year.
- "Family Reunion" and "Dead to Me" are scheduled to wrap up their final seasons this fall.
"After Life" ended in January with its third season.
In the darkly comedic drama "After Life," Tony (Ricky Gervais) tries to find new meaning after his wife passes.
In January, the show aired its third and final season. The dramedy earned mostly positive reception from audiences, but some critics were left disappointed by Gervais' performance.
"Archive 81" wasn't picked up for a second season despite its success.
In the horror drama "Archive 81," an archivist (Mamoudou Athie) stumbles upon a terrifying mystery and tries to piece together an old documentary while restoring old videotapes.
Christina Applegate: Stern on the "Walk of Fame" in Hollywood reveals
by the series "A terribly nice family" Christina Applegate became known - now the actress suffered from MS was honored on Hollywood's "Walk of Fame". At the ceremony: your TV mother. © Valerie Macon/ AFP Christina Applegate was immortalized with a star badge on the »Walk of Fame« in Hollywood . Supported with a walking stick and her colleague Katey Sagal, the US actress, suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), stepped in front of the crowd with a loud applause from guests and fans.
Despite its popularity on the streaming platform and favorable reviews from critics, Netflix didn't renew the series for a second season after it aired in January.
"Raising Dion" was canceled after only two seasons.
Based on a comic by Dennis Liu, "Raising Dion" follows a single mother (Alisha Wainwright) raising her super-powered son Dion (Ja'Siah Young) in the wake of his father's death.
The show, which initially aired in 2019, took a long pause in production during the pandemic. The show returned in February 2022 for its second and last season.
"The Last Kingdom" wrapped up its fifth and final season in March.
Adapted from "The Saxon Stories" book series by Bernard Cornwell, this historical drama traces the journey of Viking-raised Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon) as he seeks to claim his birthright in the midst of war.
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Troubled Star Trek: Voyager actor and controversial comedian Andy Dick is making headlines once again after being sentenced to 90 days in jail. According to the Los Angeles Times, the disgraced star was convicted of sexual battery, which stems from an incident in April 2018 when an Uber driver accused Dick of groping him. The comic will check himself into the Los Angeles County Jail beginning on November 17. As if spending three months behind bars isn't bad enough, Andy Dick was also sentenced to 12 months of summary probation upon his release, and he is required to register as a sex offender.
"The Last Kingdom" premiered on BBC in 2015 but was acquired by Netflix in 2018. Though the show ended after five seasons in March, a feature-length film sequel is slated for future release.
The long-running "Grace and Frankie" ended in April.
In this comedy, Grace (Jane Fonda) and Frankie (Lily Tomlin) form an unlikely friendship deeper than romantic love after their husbands leave them for each other.
After years of TV-award nominations and positive reception from audiences and critics, "Grace and Frankie" came to an end in April 2022 after a seven-season run.
"Ozark" ended in April after airing its final season in two parts.
In this drama, suburban parents Martin (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) move their teens to the Ozarks after a drug cartel scheme goes awry only to become submerged in a life of crime.
The critical hit wrapped up in 2022 with its fourth and final season, which premiered in two parts across January and April.
"Peaky Blinders" ended in June with its sixth season.
The British crime drama "Peaky Blinders" follows a street gang working under the watchful eye of their boss, Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy), in the wake of World War I.
Although it originally was a BBC program, Netflix bought the rights to the show in 2014 and aired it in the US. After its sixth season aired in June, screenwriter Steven Knight announced a film spin-off will be released in place of a seventh season.
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"First Kill" was canceled in June after only one season.
In this supernatural teen drama, vampire Juliette (Sarah Catherine Hook) chooses Calliope (Imani Lewis) as her first victim without realizing her target comes from a long line of monster hunters.
Despite stellar audience ratings and high viewership, the romantically-charged drama received mixed reviews from critics and wasn't renewed for a second season.
"Dead to Me" is set to air its third and final season this fall.
In "Dead to Me" Jen (Christina Applegate) and Judy (Linda Cardellini) bond in a grief counseling class but soon realize their lives are more intertwined than they originally thought.
After a hiatus from filming, "Dead to Me" is expected to wrap with its third season in Netflix's fall line-up.
"Family Reunion" is expected to air its final season before 2022 ends.
In this situational comedy, Cocoa (Tia Mowry) and Moz McKellan (Anthony Alabi) move from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to their extended family.
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Per Deadline, Netflix renewed the series for a third and final season in October 2021. A release date has yet to be announced,
Feldman told Insider that everyone on "Dead To Me" finished the show "on Christina's terms."
"So anything that she needed, she felt comfortable to ask for," the showrunner said. "And for me, I was willing to do anything to help her in any possible way to get through the filming."
Feldman confirmed previous reporting that sometimes Applegate held onto a door during a scene, so blocking was changed — but the story about two friends navigating grief and potential murder charges remained the same. © Saeed Adyani/Netflix Christina Applegate on "Dead to Me." Saeed Adyani/Netflix
MS is a neurological disease that has varying symptoms that often affect vision, speech, and mobility, according to the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). It can also cause cognitive issues, including trouble with attention, memory, and concentration, the site reported.
Applegate told Variety that her recent diagnosis makes her a "newbie" to MS and she has to learn what she's "capable of."
Feldman told Insider that working with Applegate and Cardellini on "Dead To Me" season three as Applegate navigated her new limitations taught her an important lesson about Hollywood.
"It showed me that humanity and respect and care and specifically community care is possible in this business," she told Insider. "And I'm just incredibly grateful to both of them for pouring their hearts and souls and everything they have into the show, because I think you can feel it when you watch it." © Netflix Linda Cardellini and Christina Applegate in "Dead To Me." Netflix
The writer also has a refreshing perspective on accessibility for people in the entertainment industry with disabilities and specific health needs.
"Anytime you're in a situation where somebody needs an accommodation, you make it. You do whatever your coworkers need to get their jobs done comfortably and safely," she said.
"Dead To Me" season three is now available to stream on Netflix.
James Gunn Responds To Henry Cavill Superman TV Rumors .
I'm not sure if you're purposely lying or being taken advantage of by someone lying to you, but, as I've stated on here before, NO ONE knows what's happening at DC Studios right now other than me & Peter. That would include writing up any new contracts for anyone at this point.— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) November 22, 2022 DC Films CEO James Gunn forcefully knocked down reports that Henry Cavill’s return as Superman to the DC Extended Universe was going to be much more substantial than originally thought, and would include appearances in DC TV shows.