RELATED: EW’s 25 Best TV Shows in 25 Years. I don’t know that anyone expected we were going to go darker and darker over those first five episodes when we started. Or like, zero percent?ADELSTEIN: There are two mitigating factors. Cale (Mekhi Pfifer) makes it home with all those medications he took from the hospital. How close is Patrick going to get to Maddie again? Ed Araquel/Bravo. BROOKS: And there is, for the three of them, a version of mission accomplished. How much of what happened at the wedding does he actually know about, other than the fact that it didn’t go as planned and this person they’ve picked as a mark is actually in the FBI? EW got to the bottom of the Imposters finale with the two people in the best position to unpack it all. If there is no season 2, is this a satisfying finale? I know what they told you. So both a kind of catharsis and a kind of lingering question and an interest in where these people are going now. And does he have other operations out there, and will they be compromised, too? Starring: Gary Sinise, Madeleine Stowe, Shane Brolly, Tony Shalhoub, Vincent D'Onofrio. It’s been going on for years. That he has gone from being a boy to a man when he produces that ring, and there is a satisfaction in watching this guy who got so badly destroyed in the pilot not just get his comeuppance, but kind of come into his own. We have this character who would be perfect for you.” We knew that we wanted this henchman named Lenny Cohen, and we had outlined it, but we hadn’t started writing it, and so I called Paul, and we wrote it for her and she loved it and she said yes. An exciting, action-packed sci-fi story from the author of Total Recall and Blade Runner, the thrilling Director's Cut of Impostor brings you Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, Apollo 13), Madeleine Stowe (We Were Soldiers, Playing By Heart), Vincent D'Onofrio (The Cell, Men In Black) and Mekhi Phifer (O, 8 Mile) in a stellar cast. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: First off, how did you possibly even keep track of everything that went on in this episode?PAUL ADELSTEIN: It was a beast, and we kept getting to it and saying, “Let’s talk about something else” because it hurt our brains a little bit. How many operations he has? Design and text © 1996 - 2020 Jon Sandys. 1,238 How to Watch All the 'Harry Potter' Movies This story has been shared 771 times. You see? And we had an amazing time doing it with her. That’s got to be the single biggest one, I think. And then there’s the problem of the Doctor. Getting everybody into those positions was a different matter. Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback. The uniforms worn by the ESA soldiers are the same uniforms worn by the soldiers in Starship Troopers, they've also been used in the TV show Firefly. BROOKS: Our main characters are unmoored, in the way that they get to now redefine themselves but also that they’re all in jeopardy, and those two things are going to be moving at the same time. It was a very ambitious episode for us, and our most action-y episode. Everyone?BROOKS: People on the crew didn’t. What was the thesis you were following, and what were the supporting puzzle pieces that fell into place around it?ADELSTEIN: I think the thesis was, Maddie and what we call the Bumblers team up to do one big final con to burn the Doctor and the FBI. At a time when the earth has been at war with an alien force for over a decade, the latest work of lauded governmental scientist Spencer Olham (Sinise) promises to save the planet. ADAM BROOKS: Paul and I had a very strong idea before the writers’ room even started about the shape of the season, and it was only as we got towards the end, where you start painting yourself into certain plot corners, that there was some reinventing, but mostly we knew where we were going. I don’t know if it’d be a satisfying series ender. And two, was the make-out in the church part of the plan, or an unexpected development?BROOKS: Maddie’s so good at this because she always feels something. “It’s the whole season in one episode,” says Brooks, and between the disastrous wedding, the lost ring, the speedboat, the Lenny Cohen call, and the bus ride to the beyond, we believe him. But after Hathaway shoots at him (and kills a guard in the process), we can see Spencer is wearing a pair of beige socks. Entertainment Weekly may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. They’re left with one another. Impostor Disappoints in the End - Christian movie reviews and ratings that are family friendly. A new height. Twists and turns were always to be expected on the April 11 season finale of the dramedy series, which tracks the chase of three jilted spouses (Rob Heaps, Parker Young, and Marianne Rendon) on the hunt for the con woman they all married (Inbar Lavi). What would be the dream audience reaction for the finale?ADELSTEIN: On one level, satisfied, and on one level, leave them wanting more. Impostor is a 2001 American science fiction psychological thriller film based upon the 1953 short story "Impostor" by Philip K. Dick. Fifty percent chance? Spencer Olham: I know you're afraid. I don’t think she even knows where it starts. By the way, this is a few weeks late, but please tell me how you landed Uma Thurman to play Lenny Cohen.BROOKS: I’ve been friends with Uma for a very long time, and we’ve, on a number of occasions, tried to do something together, and something would always happen that would mess it up. | Contact me | Privacy policy | Join the mailing list | Links. Ending / spoiler for Impostor (2001), plus mistakes, quotes, trivia and more. Whether they were supposed to make out or not, we’ll leave that to the audience’s imagination. [Laughs] I think they were there to provide a distraction for Patrick and piss him off. 771 'His House' Ending Explained: Netflix’s New Horror Movie … Both Spencer (Gary Sinise) and his wife (Madeleine Stowe) are alien androids. They were right in theory, but they made one crucial error.Maya Olham: I don't understand.Spencer Olham: The ship crashed! That's what, that's what caused the fire. Out of all the twists this season, which one caused the biggest uproar among the cast and crew?ADELSTEIN: That’s a good question. What’s great about TV is the fact that you can let the show talk to you as you’re doing it. All that detective work just came crashing down. [Laughs] But once we got our heads around it, it was really fun to finally write, because we knew that the whole season was building to this one big final con. Parents Guide. Are there some other Lenny Cohens out there that do the Doctor’s dirty work for him? They’re all unmoored from where they started, and that’s exactly in the realm of the themes we’re dealing with in the show, themes about identity and who you are and who you want to be and how you get there. If there is a season 2, that’s exactly what we’ll start with. A few seconds later, as Spencer runs down a flight of stairs, he is barefoot again. | Force shield domes are put in place to protect cities from frequent and incoming meteors from the aliens, and a totalitarian global military government is established to effect the war and the survival of human race. That some ship got through the Dome and landed somewhere outside the city. I would love to do a character arc in season 2.” And I was like, “You can do a character arc in season 1. To know when people like your submissions, answer your questions, reply to you, etc., please. Who are they? And for all of them, there’s some kind of resolution on these themes or emotions that they’ve all been battling with all season. The enemy aliens, called Centaurians, have never been physically seen (nor are they ever seen on camera). Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. She asked if she could see the pilot when we finished it last spring, almost a year ago—she said, “Come over, we’ll make a dinner, we’ll all watch it.” So we had this thing, and she said, “Oh my God, it’s so fantastic. Rebecca: I interviewed the directors, and we talked about the aesthetics of the film—how the first 2/3 is very heavily shadowed and almost has a fantasy feel, because it’s from the kids’ perspective and that’s the story they think they’re in and then the last third is bright and open and documentary style.Like, “No, all theories aside, this is what’s really going on.” An abandonment of it, or a doubling down?ADELSTEIN: Patrick is in deep trouble, and I don’t think the FBI is going to let that million-dollar ring just slip away. But yes, we always felt in a way that something happened with Ezra—a shift in her—that in a sense made her falling for Patrick possible. They miscalculated. The film starred Gary Sinise , Madeleine Stowe , Vincent D'Onofrio , and Mekhi Phifer and was directed by Gary Fleder .