‘Good Bother’ EP Reveals ‘New Paths’ For Callie Are Forward & There’s A ‘Huge Shock’ Coming Up


‘Good Bother’ is again for season 2 and higher than ever. HL spoke EXCLUSIVELY with EP Brad Bredeweg about what’s arising for Callie and Mariana’s careers, relationships, and extra after the premiere.

Freeform’s The Fosters spinoff Good Bother debuted in Jan. 2019 and have become probably the greatest new exhibits of 2019. The present returned for season 2 and picked up proper the place we left off on the finish of season 1. In the course of the season 2 premiere, the officer accountable for Jamal Thompson’s loss of life was discovered not liable. After the trial was over, Malika decided that can affect Callie’s profession.

Jamie additionally mentioned “I really like you” to Callie, who didn’t say it again. Simply earlier than that second, Callie kissed Gael. Gael pushed Callie away and informed Callie she wanted to make up her thoughts. Mariana and Raj turned up the warmth of their relationship, as did Alice and Joey. Dennis got here house from the hospital and Davia was proper by his facet supporting him. HollywoodLife talked EXCLUSIVELY with govt producer Bradley Bredeweg about the place the present’s headed over the remainder of season 2.

Malika takes Callie’s key card on the finish of the premiere after the Jamal Thompson case reaches a verdict. What does she plan to do?
Brad Bredeweg:
Malika’s simply at this place the place it’s time to make use of her personal voice and I simply suppose she must get that voice out. She type of takes somewhat little bit of a determined measure, clearly, however it’s simply actually vital for her to make her peace and say her peace and simply get in entrance of somebody who has the ability of authority for her to simply stand there and converse her fact. And that’s what she decides to do.

How is that this going to impression Callie’s profession? 
Brad Bredeweg: It’s impactful in such an enormous means, and with out giving freely an excessive amount of, one can find out in episode 2 precisely how her profession takes a big impact and what’s subsequent for her. It does expose plenty of new paths for Callie.

Within the premiere, Callie kisses Gael. Is she going to be struggling along with her emotions for him this season or will she make her relationship with Jamie a precedence?
Brad Bredeweg: We ended season 1 with who’s she going to decide on? What’s the selection? What’s greatest for her? In season 2, Callie actually does decide and does concentrate on that call. Jamie is a giant a part of season 2 and a giant a part of her world, so I might say it actually does shift into… I don’t wish to say a extra grown-up relationship however I feel she does make a clever selection for herself, no less than in the meanwhile.

I really like each of these relationships. I feel plenty of Callie’s relationship with Gael is fueled by ardour, however I can by no means select between Gael and Jamie.
Brad Bredeweg: I feel that’s what’s so nice about this triangle. Ardour is at all times so vital in any relationship as properly, are you aware what I imply? So I perceive why Callie is so torn. And that’s to not say she gained’t discover ardour with Jamie, however it’s excellent there on the floor with Gael.

Mariana and Raj at the moment are in a relationship. How is that going to impression them as co-workers?
Brad Bredeweg: It’s clearly very sophisticated. Particularly this present day, plenty of corporations don’t encourage that for authorized causes as we all know. On the similar time, Mariana has true emotions for him and he has true emotions for her. I feel it’s a extremely attention-grabbing dialog these days. You spend a bulk of your life at work, particularly on this nation, and generally you possibly can’t assist however fall in love with a co-worker. I feel it’s a extremely attention-grabbing story and dilemma for Mariana, however she really does have emotions for that man as a result of he’s a beautiful gentleman.

Final season, Mariana actually took a stand in exposing the pay hole at Spekulate. What’s the environment at work going to be like this season after that?
Brad Bredeweg:
It actually does expose plenty of actually vital conversations at work and he or she’s changing into nearer and nearer along with her boss. She has an actual path to have these vital conversations with him that he might need been type of blind to as a result of he was so caught in his personal world and targeted on rising the corporate and never essentially targeted on equality inside the system. So Mariana, as you understand, is a fighter. She has a really loud voice and is decided to make a distinction and we’re going to see plenty of that in season 2.

With Dennis and Davia, are you going to be exploring a romantic relationship with them this season? 
Brad Bredeweg: Ish… I might say that Dennis has lots to grapple with proper now. He’s acquired lots that’s effervescent to the floor that he put away and bottled up. That’s the very motive he moved into the Coterie, so he didn’t need to cope with that tragedy in his life. Davia has a extremely robust presence in his life at this second in time to assist him unbottle all of that. Now whenever you’re that intimately concerned with a good friend and also you’re that uncooked round one another, then generally different emotions begin to join. That’s what I really like about this relationship. It’s extremely sophisticated however it’s extra in regards to the human situation and what we do to type of closet a few of our emotions when actually we must be coping with these earlier than we step right into a relationship. That’s actually what Dennis represents.

So we’re going to unpack much more with him? 
Brad Bredeweg: Completely. He’s actually going to start out taking a look at that tragic second in his life and attempt to cope with these extremely tough emotions.

Will we see Jeff once more?
Brad Bredeweg: We’re going to see Jeff once more. Davia’s grown up proper earlier than our eyes. She’s actually moving into her personal and changing into this extremely outspoken, highly effective lady so I feel Jeff represents what’s a giant a part of her previous and the alternatives that she has to make to step into her future.

What about Alice and Joey? 
Brad Bredeweg: I might say season 2 is absolutely about our characters actually discovering their voice. As you understand, Alice is variety stepping right into a brand-new life for herself now that she’s come out to her mother and father and he or she’s discovering this ardour in her to change into a stand-up comedian. So Joey’s a foot prior to now and a foot sooner or later for her. I feel she’s torn when it comes to, like, do I actually wish to unfold my wings and never tie myself down at this second in time? Or ought to I deny these unbelievable emotions I’ve for Joey? Joey has form of been there and performed that. She’s been out for a really very long time. She says to Alice that she would favor to be known as they/them so now we seek advice from Joey as they/them and Alice is form of grappling with that somewhat bit as a result of that’s brand-new for her and he or she’s by no means been uncovered to that essentially and he or she does have emotions for them. I feel it’s a extremely lovely, sophisticated journey for Alice this season.

Will see extra characters from The Fosters this season? 
Brad Bredeweg: Within the first half of the season, there’s one nice huge shock within the first half of season 2A. After which in season 2B, I’ll that there shall be extra surprises to come back alongside. So you’re going to get somewhat extra Fosters this season for certain.