PJ’s journey is simply starting on ‘A Million Little Things.’ HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Chandler Riggs about PJ’s quest for solutions and what he loves most about engaged on the present.
PJ made a surprising discovery within the season 1 finale of A Million Little Things when he discovered a video that Jon had despatched to his mom, Barbara, earlier than he dedicated suicide. In the video, Jon apologized for leaving Barbara when she wanted him essentially the most. The video sparked lots of questions for PJ and he’s already suspicious that his mother and father are maintaining one thing from him. “With the discovery of that video, it kind of sends him crumbling apart and really on this quest to just get those questions answered,” Chandler Riggs informed HollywoodLife throughout a current set go to. He added: “He’s really just looking for anything he can find out about Jon.”
Chandler teased that PJ’s “got a lot of ups and a lot of downs throughout the season. Those ups and downs, again, are like real things that happen to people and if he thinks if it’s going to go one direction and that this one thing will solve everything… sometimes it doesn’t. That’s how it is in real life.” Chandler stated that his “favorite part” about enjoying PJ is that he’s a “very real” character. “Everything that he’s going through and everything that he does is extremely relatable, at least to me, and I feel like to most people in real life,” he continued.
The actor revealed that we’ll “definitely” see much more of Rome and PJ in season 2. However, PJ’s predominant objective is to get these solutions that he’s in search of about Jon and discovering out what his mother and father are maintaining from him. “He wants answers but he’s still uncertain about what they might be. He gets kind of obsessed with it but still doesn’t know for sure,” Chandler stated. Barbara and PJ’s adoptive father, Mitch, have but to disclose the identification of PJ’s actual father. While PJ’s father seemingly seems to be Dave, Barbara’s ex and Jon’s greatest pal who died on 9/11, Jon’s video has given strategy to the speculation that Jon may very well be PJ’s father.
All in all, Chandler is worked up for followers to “really connect” with PJ this season. A Million Little Things airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. on ABC.