Awkward encounters with your girlfriend who doesn’t remember you, teaching your friend about the monsters who live among us, pondering whether ghosts exist, saving people, hunting things — in season 2 of Grimm, it’s all in a day’s work for Detective Nick Burkhardt. And as the first half of Grimm‘s sophomore season comes to a close, Burkhardt’s real-life alter ego, David Giuntoli, is giving us a peek at what’s in a day’s work for an actor on the NBC show.
In anticipation of tonight’s mid-season finale, Giuntoli took a break from shooting episode 15 to chat with EW about shifts in character dynamics in season 2, what he thought of costar Sasha Roiz’s Twitter campaign to get a deleted scene released and why Nick really does have to sleep on the couch.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: There have been a lot of changes this season with new developments like Hank getting in the loop and Juliette losing her memories of Nick. What has felt most different from last season shooting the show?
DAVID GIUNTOLI: I’ve really enjoyed working with Russell Hornsby now that [Hank] is in the loop. We’ve had the ability now to have episodes of us just kind of copping it out and Grimming it out a little bit. READ FULL STORY