Sandra OhFor the last season, we had another ending in mind Eve is killed But it was beautiful, and oh so killer.

Villanelle, the BBC Series Finale’s star, was seen ().Jodie Comer) meet her death—an ending that angered fans, to say the least—Oh originally thought that they’d take the season four finale in a much different direction. Her memories include telling the season four show writer Laura Neal that it should end with EveExplaining to dying Deadline,“I thought this would be strongest and most intriguing.”

The show, after all, is called The Killing Eve That was Oh’s feeling at the conclusion of season 3. “Eve was starting to get into, like, a nihilistic place,” she explained, “and we’re like, ‘Let’s just continue that line and go straight into it.'”

However, Oh and Neal spoke. BeforeThe pandemic caused a shutdown of production. This drastically changed the minds of the writers about how to end the story. “They came to me, and they said, ‘We can’t do it. We need to change it… Eve needs to live,'” adding that the writers realized her character is “the everywoman.”