Chris Evans Talks 'Defending Jacob' Season Finale

"Defending Jacob" star Chris Evans joins Variety Live! #AtHome where he shares all of his thoughts surrounding the Apple TV series and its dramatic season finale, which aired May 29.

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chris: the audience doesn’t come to see you they come to see themselves me: no chris, we came to see you
Not just a handsome face he is such a brilliant versatile actor and smart as well I don't understand why is he still single ?!
Molly Mo
Molly Mo:
Loved the show. I also realized that there was not a lot of color in the show. Sad story and the ending was even sadder.
It's me!
It's me!:
I signed up for Appletv+ just for Defending Jacob, and it was worth it!
Titilayo Afolabi
Titilayo Afolabi:
“This is not a dude, you’re a dude. This ...this is a MAN”😂💖😂
Kelly Farrar
Kelly Farrar:
Is anyone else trying to figure out who is in the pictures behind him or is it just me?
kylie cobb
kylie cobb:
I loved this show but I wish it would have confirmed if Jacob did it or not
Fiona Camm
Fiona Camm:
listening to this man speak is the most calming thing. he really was exceptional in this. but bruh when the man speaks??? eloquent and articulate. but also please tell me i wasn't alone is pausing to look at the framed photos? (i feel like such a stalker but what is going on in the one just above his neck? it looks like a hallway i think? lmao i'm such a creep im sorry)
Tonya Brookes
Tonya Brookes:
How can a human being be so beautiful? It's perplexing
Fajer Ayub
Fajer Ayub:
Chris Evans gave a phenomenal performance as Andrew Barber. It was the best performance of his career yet.
I loved him as andy so much. One of his best roles so far!! And his acting... Wow
Happy Smiles
Happy Smiles:
Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery were phenomenal in this! Absolutely loved the show!!
Salsabel 。
Salsabel 。:
I think I would've liked another ending, but I'm not mad about it. Their acting was amazing and chris did an amazing job, waiting to here more news about it :).
Angele Babin
Angele Babin:
Chris is a man that has deep feelings he is very profound and it does reflects into his acting and the way he live his life. He is a gem. Equality is important to him.
Questions I WOULD have asked Chris Evans:
1) Do you think that Andy Barber always had a grey moral consciousness to begin with, or his unethical behaviors were a result of his parental instinct and him wanting to protect his child no matter what.
2) Andy's family is basically broken by the end of the show, but he was still trying to mend those cracks even if it takes reconstructing his wife's life on a lie. Again, is it a father/husband thing? Or is Andy clinging to the idea of a normal family/life in an abnormal way?
Martha Danielle
Martha Danielle:
the show was amazing and he did such a good job with his acting in this show
Beth Gilbert
Beth Gilbert:
"I'd bury a body for my family!" 😂😂 imagine if he actually had a son accused of murder lol
4Ever Young
4Ever Young:
I’d watch a Season 2 without question! There’s more to this family saga.
Jedi Chris
Jedi Chris:
Such an underrated show!! Great acting from beginning to end!! I still think Jacob did it tho. Cris Evans and Jk Simmons scenes deserve an award 🙌🏽🙌🏽
רון פנדו
רון פנדו:
really good and surprising ending, Chris Evans is an amzaing actor, one of the best of our time
Bea Gratela
Bea Gratela:
I LOVE CHRIS EVANS! Defending Jacob is the BOMBBBB 🖤🖤🖤
Marie Grimes
Marie Grimes:
So funny that Jaeden Martell played a young Chris Evans in “Playing it Cool.” 😊 Guess that’s what led to this role for him.
L M:
I didn't read the book but I understand that the ending was changed, if Jacob died it would have had more closure (at least to me) 🤷‍♀️
Chris was great in this role btw
Ana Luiza Guimarães
Ana Luiza Guimarães:
Loved the show!! But I'm still not sure if I enjoyed the ending... Good casting, the leading actors have done a good job!
Sam LD
Sam LD:
I finished the show just in 1 day. I was shaking and confused while I'm watching it. I mean, the story was very sad, it made me feel like, watching this show is the worst and the best decision. Idk, maybe the story was so sad
Amy._. Mcstravick
Amy._. Mcstravick:
Honestly I loved the show! However on the last episode this is my theory I feel the mum was beyond breaking point and she obviously crashed the car on purpose due to the fact she was so torn and distraught by thinking her son did this. But truly I think the mom didn’t think they would of both survived the crash but when she realised she and her son were still alive she had then panicked and made up a cover story to tell her husband that it was an ‘accident’ so she would not be charged for trying to murder her son. Plus it kinda makes sense why she crashed the car because she had nothing to loose as she was already at breaking point thinking her son had killed Ben. Plus she probably did mean to kill her son due to the fact jacobs photo album was in the rubbish. But yeh I think the mum thought they would of both died from the crash but her plan had backfired so she made up a cover story to save her self from being charged for attempted murder.
I just love this guy, he is so warm, good-looking, talented and definitely knows how to talk :-)
Melissa Pace
Melissa Pace:
Love listen to Chris Evans talk.
He has the worst internet lmao, every interview from the quarantine his connection cuts off
L L:
I love this man since Fantastic 4. And gets better in every role.
lady really compared the events going on in america to jacob getting accused of murder..........................the correlation??? it's not there, sis...

chris said "b****h WHAT??????????"
Anju Singh
Anju Singh:
When you are such a big celebrity but your WiFi still ditches you 😂😂😂
Joanne Jereza
Joanne Jereza:
My favorite scene is still the part when Andy sings and does a little shoulder dance to Feliz Navidad 😂
Literally one of the best shows I’ve watched in a while
Maria Killian
Maria Killian:
Wow. Great interview. Deep feelings towards this
Sheryl L
Sheryl L:
I smiled so hard when Chris laughed after she said she was a big fan of Dodger
Geraldin Varona
Geraldin Varona:
Really good show, so worth watching, and obviously our precious Chris being amazing
Rhonda Nelson
Rhonda Nelson:
Chris is such a diverse and extremely talented actor. I’ve gone back and watched his body of work and all I can say is wow. I love how real and authentic he is. Much love and happiness to you sir. I enjoy watching you. 😘
Tanjina Alam
Tanjina Alam:
This is my third attempt to watch this interview! Every time I try to listen what he is saying I get distracted by his expressions! Such a love!
Nassim Shahin
Nassim Shahin:
She is a professional Spoiler, she spoils it really quickly for you :D
I feel my vocabulary is incredibly stunted when I listen to Chris Evans. SO well spoken.
The show was great but the ending was so disappointing honestly.
katerin a
katerin a:
the interviewer was really good chris is very articulate, this was a delight!
Ms. R
Ms. R:
...but I'm seriously wondering, when Zaddy is going to become a Daddy.
Marianna Morales
Marianna Morales:
Loved it! Laurie was that piece of my myself (audience comment). Jaeden, Michelle, and Chris you guys did amazing in this series.
Ellie S
Ellie S:
Once again Chris proved what a good of an actor he is, he did a very good job and I really enjoyed the show even when it was little different from the book, it was very emotional ❤️️ It's nice to hear him talking about it 😇
Miss Su
Miss Su:
Chris giving me Human Torch vibes with this hair 😂 Also ughhh, I love this beautiful man so much. Always loving his work, always so well articulated!
C Evans
C Evans:
Hes so yummy!
Shrish Bulusu
Shrish Bulusu:
defending jacob was incredible, chris is absolutely fantastic as andy, and dockery and martell kill in it as well.
Picki P
Picki P:
He’s so articulate!
I didn’t read the book but when the fam went on vaca and the girl was missing I was like ., OH. HELL. NO!
Wilma Moisés
Wilma Moisés:
Loved this show so much! Great acting, writing and directing!
Kelly Kendrick
Kelly Kendrick:
Great interview and such a deep perspective shared! Thank you:) “ I’d bury a body for my family!” Absolutely!!
Nidhi Chaudhary
Nidhi Chaudhary:
I just wanted to know that he is in L.A. or Boston right now
MJ Yabut
MJ Yabut:
Maddisson Sutton
Maddisson Sutton:
Great interview and great questions from the host!!
Can't wait for the second season! 😂
The flower of life
The flower of life:
I love you and I loved you so much as andy, such a great dad, This role was the best ever, wishing you all the best and waiting for more and more from you
Hridita Alam
Hridita Alam:
Sometimes I wonder how is Chris as a person... He seems amazing and down to earth to is there any other thing I might want to know! I really want to know about him everything!
Melissa Davis
Melissa Davis:
So in the end Laurie didn’t remember what she did and what happened to Jacob??
Clive Roberts
Clive Roberts:
Ehsan Unar
Ehsan Unar:
I just completed the defending Jacob now. I was quite not so happy with finale episode
I realized the ending was for a season two opening, but it would have been better to follow the book and have Jacob die.
Faith Hudson
Faith Hudson:
I with he would have done the audiobook for this book. I could listen to him all day!!!
Pablo Rodriguez Cortes
Pablo Rodriguez Cortes:
Chris was so amazing like Andy, he deserves full atention in awards season !!!
Defending Jacob has to be one of Chris's best works. He was a phenomenal actor in it obviously, but also the show was just wonderfully written and directed. I hope that the show can stretch beyond the books and delve into another season. This show is evidently about family, and it would be very interesting to see how (and if) the Barber family picks up the extremely broken pieces of their family or if it is even possible for them to regain any sense of normalcy again. Too, it would be interesting to see how Jacob reacts to the accident: whether he think his mom was trying to kill him or not, and if so, how he deals with that.
Malinda Kidd
Malinda Kidd:
Chris You Always Do A Really Good👍Job In Everything That You Are In
Mia Vũ
Mia Vũ:
Chris was phenomenal on Defending Jacob! One of his best performance so far :)
Maddie Bailey Adams
Maddie Bailey Adams:
this show made me scream cry. I dont know maybe im just a crybaby but I bawled.
Ok seriously, I haven’t read the book yet. Thanks for the spoiler. 🙄
He was so great as Andy. I read the book and I couldn't have seen anyone else as Andy. I felt so bad for Andy...
srilaxmi donthineni
srilaxmi donthineni:
aww I missed that laugh 17:48
i love the limited series even though the ending wasn’t the best i still think it was really good and full of great acting! (the actors did a good job)
Sara Miranda
Sara Miranda:
He is a wonderful person. I wish him to get a family someday because he sure has all the skills to BE a really great father and man.
That was a good ending stop complaining. Its supposed to NOT have a closure or satisfying finale.
Aninha Rodrigues
Aninha Rodrigues:
One of his best roles so far! He's amazing actor!
ivanzo gav
ivanzo gav:
Bravo Chris!, outstanding role for an outstanding actor....kudos!!
How many 'compartmentalizing' did he say throughout the interview? :D Anyways thank you for interview Variety team and Chris Evans <3
Chayanika Hazra
Chayanika Hazra:
I felt that the ending was not worth the thrill build up in the previous episodes. But, loved Chris as Andy Barber. Periodt.
mikey p
mikey p:
Hmmm with that ending, I think there might be a 2nd mini series
Vinicius Leite
Vinicius Leite:
Defending Jacob is awesome
Anna Michelle
Anna Michelle:
His voice drive me crazy! His good manners! I'm in love! 🧔
Ariel Rommel Briones
Ariel Rommel Briones:
Watching this made me realized that this will probably the ending but the ending in the book was better
Merilyn Li
Merilyn Li:
Do y’all think Jacob did it? I think he didn’t. During the car scene, his mom was going crazy and I think he loves her enough to confess if she was about to crash the car. Instead, he “said he did it” but just to stop her from crashing
roge remulta
roge remulta:
Listening and looking at the screen this man makes my mouth open a little, period.
Linda Gaston
Linda Gaston:
Chris you are amazing, handsome, beautiful and intelligent. Love you 😘🥰😍🌹💋❤️
rod axel
rod axel:
Great series... Read the book... A few differences here and there.. Poor andy... Sad ending...
Dave Dave
Dave Dave:
Chris is really good in the series.
Melissa Criales López
Melissa Criales López:
I loved it. It was amazing❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️
He was able to be a good man and a good father, something his dad in jail said you could never do. But Andrew achieved that by protecting his broken family.
Kouji R
Kouji R:
The one question in my head while watching this series was "Did he do it?". Unfortunately the answer is never answered. It is implied in the book since there is evidence for the second murder, but since Hope doesn't get murdered in the series, we never really get a direct answer. The question will haunt me for the rest of my life lol.
Lydia Hicks
Lydia Hicks:
"You can create those burdens if you want to, but it has really nothing to do with your work" - cheers Chris I'll be stealing that bit of wisdom.
Wait so, Defending Jacob doesn't have a Season 2?
Lynette Paschel
Lynette Paschel:
I thought it was amazing..what an incredible body of work. You rock in drama, and a great cast as well
Brad Sayad
Brad Sayad:
Absolute masterpiece of a show 🙌 😍😱😭💯
Migratory Bird
Migratory Bird:
I do love you, chris....i wanna be yr boyfri and i'll give all of me..... i love you....
Mirna Mabjish
Mirna Mabjish:
The ending kinda sucked. I loved the show. But i started getting into it more but it ended. I watched it for Chris and Jaeden. But i wish the ending was better
rented tux
rented tux:
I hope there is a season 2. It was the best show in years.
Marie Grimes
Marie Grimes:
Fantastic series. The acting was superb from beginning to end. Bravo to all of the actors, Director, writers and the entire crew. I love Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery in other roles so expected them to be great and they didn’t disappoint. Jaeden Martell played Jacob perfectly as a typical teenager who doesn’t want to tell his parents anything and does some really stupid stuff even knowing how serious the consequences could be. 😬 The ending was a bit disappointing by not definitely saying whether Jacob killed Ben but I think that’s on purpose to leave it open for people to discuss and form their own opinions. I personally don’t think he did it. Jacob did so much stuff to cause the finger to be pointed at him and I think if he had done it he would have been trying to blame someone else. Unless, he’s a psychopath like his mother started to believe. 😏