When Calls The Heart is ready to wrap up Season 7 on Sunday, and #hearties are still divided on which man Elizabeth should choose! Fans of Lucas Bouchard may be interested to find out what Chris McNally thinks of his character. Does McNally have any Season 8 wishes as well?
Chris McNally Shares What Surprises Him About Lucas Bouchard
Throughout When Calls The Heart Season 7, Elizabeth Thornton Thatcher has been become closer to both Lucas Bouchard and Nathan Grant. Both men have qualities that she admires. And both are clearly attracted to her.
Chris McNally recently spoke to TV Fanatic to discuss Lucas’ journey in Season 7. He reflects on what surprises him about the character, Lucas Bouchard, that he currently plays. McNally’s biggest surprise is Bouchard’s “confidence in risk/reward.”
Viewers just learned in the seventh episode that Lucas was determined to put down his roots in Hope Valley before he even checked it out. Without really researching, Lucas was determined that this is where he would find his wife, have his family and create his legacy. McNally explains that Lucas is truly an adventurer.
Hearties see his adventurous spirit in how he deals with all adversity. He is a strong businessman and he trusts his intuition and his instincts. Lucas Bouchard is also a romantic. He believes in soul mates and he is willing to put his heart on his sleeve and go the extra mile to win his desired love’s heart.
While McNally does not know what will happen in When Calls The Heart Season 8, if there should be a Season 8. But he does believe that Lucas is so determined, he will do all that he can to win over Elizabeth’s heart. He won’t stop until Elizabeth makes her decision. That said, McNally insists that Lucas is a gentleman. “If she chooses to be with someone else, I feel Lucas will respect that decision.” McNally also adds that if he loses, Lucas will take this in stride. He will learn from the defeat.