Schitt's Creek might be over but Dan Levy has a few more morsels of information to give adoring fans. From why Alexis Rose didn't get married to Ted Mullens, to what he envisions for Patrick and David five years into their marriage, Levy is letting it all hang loose.
For huge fans of the series, the break up of Alexis and Ted in season six came as quite the surprise. The pair seemed like they were in it or the long haul, working to figure out the perfect way to allow their careers to continue and foster their love. And then, Alexis broke things off in what has been revealed to be a tearful moment for all on set. According to Annie Murphy, who played Alexis, Levy once mentioned the possibility of a double wedding featuring Alexis getting hitched to Ted while Patrick and David tied the knot.
"Originally, I had thought in the back of my mind that it was going to be an Alexis and Ted wedding," Levy told Noah Reid who plays Patrick, in a recently released video for Entertainment Weekly. "And then — this is actually because of Annie and their relationship— I felt like Annie gave such depth to that character that, for me, that wasn't what her character needed at the end of our show. I feel like Annie sort of breathed such life into that character that Alexis needed autonomy, she needed personal strength, she needed to come out of this show liberated in a way that wasn't necessarily attached to a guy." Wow, talk about looking out for your characters no matter what.
And though David and Patrick just got hitched, GLAAD asked Levy where he sees the pair five years from now.
"I see them happy and I see them settled," the writer and star said. "I think the choice for David to stay in the town was a big one and it was really him finally just getting over this preoccupation that he has had for so long which is to constantly be someone that is impressive to people. He has lived a lot of his life trying to impress people and he has nobody left to impress. He has found his person and that is all he really needs.”
And all, likely while still in the replica of Kate Winslet's The Holiday cottage.