“It’s Thursday. You’ve got a handful of days until you know,” he responded to Kelly when she asked about the present-day aged Jack. “I held out on telling you how Jack passed for months – you think I’m going to tell you why Jack is old? I can’t do it yet!”
“But I will tell you this, though: again, in true Dan Fogelman [fashion], as well as the rest of our writers – we have the most amazing writers on our crew – they have built this beautiful idea of giving the audience an aged version of Jack,” Ventimiglia said, confirming that “Jack is here” to stay. “Even though we saw Jack pass, it doesn’t mean that I, Milo, will leave the show. There’s no Ned Stark happening, nothing like that.”
Phew! Watch the clip below, and see how he talks about Grandpa Jack around the 11:55-minute mark.