“Blind” seems to tie up Ashley’s (Jasmine Cephas Jones) and Miles’ (Raphael Castle) story at the end of Season 2 of the Starz comedy. But in the show’s final moments, a surprise cameo suggested the show’s lead — and an exciting future.
The episode “Return to Ithaca” follows Miles’ sudden release from prison. While Miles was in prison, Trish (Jaylen Baron) returned home near the end of the episode when he confronted Ashley about kissing another man.
The finale follows as Ashley and Miles, along with the rest of their family, try to find a way to move forward after her betrayal and Miles’ surprising return. Although it takes some time and difficult conversations, the couple are willing to put their problems aside and look to the future as they celebrate New Year’s Eve with their son, Sean (Atticus Woodward). In the final moments of the episode, the scene follows the motorcycle club that goes home, as the family revels in their reunion and their troubles with Miles’ arrest seemingly in the rearview mirror. One of the members park their bikes in the driveway and take off their helmets to reveal Colin (David Diggs) – Miles’ best friend and co-lead in the Starz show’s previous film, “Blindspotting.”
“[For us] As always, will Diggs come back? And if he did, what would be the introduction? It’s ‘blind,’ it has to have an amazing entrance,” Jones told TheWrap. “I think it leaves the door open for a lot of options as to where the show could go… I think it’s a great way to end the show and have a bit of a cliffhanger. It’s quite clever to be honest. “
Diggs, who co-created the series with Casal, has yet to reprise the role of Colin on the show. The character’s presence was felt in the first two seasons, however, and his family, including his sister Janelle (Candace Nicholas-Lippman) and mother Nancy (Margo Hall), were heavily featured.
Colin’s return once Miles is released from prison could serve as a tight finale for the series, opening the door for the show to refocus by rekindling the dynamic at the center of the critically acclaimed “Blindsman” that inspired the show. The main characters of the franchise in the third season. The first two episodes focus on Ashley trying to raise Miles and moving to mother-in-law Rainey’s (Helen Hunt) house after Miles’ arrest.
Dave and I talked about it and felt it. [Colin’s big return] It was the best way to put an interesting hook at the end,” Casal told TheWrap. “My approach to art is ‘if it’s done, it’s done.’ And television is unknown. It doesn’t matter that David and I aren’t here for a third season. I’ve found actors who are extremely talented and love the show, and have careers and other things that they want to pursue. There are all kinds of projects that we all want to do.
“I think every season it’s a group of people and we go, ‘Does it make sense? Do we want to go back? Do you think the audience will like it? Do we feel like we need it? And we have a really good idea. [to move the story forward]? “
Whether or not the Season 2 finale marks the end of the “Blind” saga remains to be seen. The comedy series has not yet been canceled or renewed for a third season.
All episodes of “Blindspotting” are streaming now on Starz.