This Is Us Stars Reveal They Know How Jack's Dies, What's To Come In Season 2

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Warning, spoilers ahead!
Fans of This Is Us rejoiced as the entire cast descended on the Dolby Theater in Hollywood for PaleyFest on Saturday evening. As expected, things got emotional.
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Things got teary-eyed however when a fan asked Milo Ventimiglia about the inspiration behind the beloved Pearson family patriarch, Jack. “Here we go, you’re going to find me crying,” he said according to Variety. “My father. There’s not a moment in my life where I don’t think about how he raised us, my sisters [Laurel and Leslie] and I,” he added.
Ventimiglia also confessed alongside co-star Mandy Moore — who plays the mother, Rebecca — that the two had a difficult time filming the finale which aired on Tuesday. “As kind and nice as Mandy Moore is, I don’t think anyone in her life has ever said things like that to her face,” he said. Tuesday night fans finally learned how their favorite couple finally separated and things got nasty.
Even the little moments where we’ve had to snip back and forth at one another, we recover pretty quickly, but this one hurt. It was painful to have to truly separate myself during the course of that scene and defend Jack in a way and not sympathize with what Rebecca was saying because that was necessary for the process,” he told Variety.
But the feels didn’t end there, ahead check out a few more reveals, including details about Jack’s death.
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"Nights like tonight, when we all get to sit in a room together, it's special," remarked Chris Sullivan, who plays Toby, about the intimate evening.

(Pictured: Chrissy Metz and Chris Sullivan.)
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Fun fact: When the writers wanted a song with "moon" in it, they found that Mandy Moore covered the song "Moonshadow." So producers used it in the season finale. The original "Moonshadow" was released by Cat Stevens in 1971.

(Pictured: Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore.)
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Sterling K. Brown on Randall and Beth's possible adoption:

“It’s clearly the beginning of a conversation between a husband and wife. It’s something that’s on his heart, when he reflects on the loss of William… and the gift he had being raised as a Pearson. He wants to bring it full-circle."

(Pictured: Susan Kelechi Watson, Sterling K. Brown, Milo Ventimiglia, and Mandy Moore)
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..."For Beth, she might be at a stage in her life where she wants to do other things, not raise another baby," said Susan Kelechi Watson on her character Beth.

(Pictured: Susan Kelechi Watson, and Sterling K. Brown.)
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"Kate is teaching me to set boundaries. To learn to say no. I can't do that," said Chrissy Metz on her character, Kate.

(Pictured: Justin Hartley and Chrissy Metz.)
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Kleenex...an appropriate gift to Justin Hartley from a fan.
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Moderator Kristin Dos Santos discussed several fan theories regarding Jack's death. While no specific details were given (ugh!) the cast revealed that they do in fact know how Jack is going to die. Of course lips are sealed.

Though, Brown also blasted one theory about Jack dying in the September 11th attacks. "He's in Pittsburg!" he remarked. Good point, sir.

(Pictured: Chris Sullivan and Sterling K. Brown.)
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