SPOILER!! Big OC
Fox announces its autumn lineup tomorrow. Rumors have been swirling for months, but this would seem to represent confirmation:
ON THE NEXT "ACCESS HOLLYWOOD:" MISCHA BARTON CONFIRMS HER CHARACTER ON "THE O.C." DIES AND REVEALS WHAT THE SHOW HAS IN STORE FOR FANS
Barton: "It's True, It's True. My Character Dies...I Think The Show Is Moving In A New Direction...They've Got Some Young Actors Coming In And I Think It's Going To Be Great For The Fans."
BURBANK, Calif. - May 17, 2006- On the next "Access Hollywood," Mischa Barton confirms her character on "The O.C.," Marissa Cooper dies and reveals what the show has in store for fans. The interview airs on "Access Hollywood," Thursday, May 18, 2006 (Log on to AccessHollywood.com to check local time and station).
When asked about rumors and reports that Barton's character dies on tomorrow's season finale of "The O.C.," Barton told "Access Hollywood," "It's true, it's true. My character dies."
The 20-year-old actress added, "I think the show is moving in a new direction. This was a great opportunity for everyone. I was just really excited about giving everybody a good finale. You know, they needed a big season finale at the end of this year and we've had three great years and my character has been through so, so much and there's really nothing more left for her to do. So I hope this fulfills everything that the fans want and everything that the people wanted for our characters."
Barton also talked about the future plans of the show saying, "I'm also excited for them to go on next year and do another season. They've got some young actors coming in and I think it's going to be great for the fans."
The London-born actress made these comments today in New York City at the Lucky Magazine Upfront Hospitality Suite and also added that she was in town getting ready to go off to do her next film, "Closing the Ring."
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