'This Is Us': Sterling K. Brown, Justin Hartley & Chrissy Metz tease Jack's death is near (exclusive)

This Is Us keeps giving us clues into Jack's death, but it seems we won't have to wait much longer until we find out what actually happened. 

ET's Keltie Knight caught up with the show's cast on the red carpet at the 2018 SAG Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, where they revealed that the answers we seek are just days away.

"Not much longer, honestly," Metz teased of how much longer fans will have to wait to find out exactly how Jack dies. "I promise you, there will be some answers at the end of this season. Not much longer." 

Last week's episode showed Jack and Rebecca head to the store to get batteries for the smoke detector, only to return without them. We know the Pearsons' house burned down at some point -- so are the two connected? 

"That's a huge clue and we're close," Justin Hartley shared. "We are really close to that question that everyone has been asking for a year and a half. Why does [Jack] die and how does he die?" 

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Alison Brie attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Kate Hudson attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_007 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Turner Image)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Halle Berry attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Nicole Kidman attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
24th Screen Actors Guild Awards ? Arrivals ? Los Angeles, California, U.S., 21/01/2018 ? Actress Reese Witherspoon. REUTERS/Monica Almeida
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Lupita Nyong'o attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
24th Screen Actors Guild Awards ? Arrivals ? Los Angeles, California, U.S., 21/01/2018 ? Actress Laura Dern. REUTERS/Monica Almeida
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Allison Williams attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Singer/actor Mandy Moore attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for People Magazine)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Chrissy Metz attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for People Magazine)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actgor Jackie Cruz attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_007 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Turner Image)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Saoirse Ronan attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_006 (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Allison Janney attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for People Magazine)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Connie Britton attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
24th Screen Actors Guild Awards ? Arrivals ? Los Angeles, California, U.S., 21/01/2018 ?Television personality Giuliana Rancic. REUTERS/Monica Almeida
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Mary Steenburgen attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Host Kristen Bell attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Felicity Huffman attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_007 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Turner Image)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Tracee Ellis Ross attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Margot Robbie attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Holly Hunter attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Jackie Tohn attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Ryan Michelle Bathe attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Laura Linney attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Danielle Brooks attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Odeya Rush attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Betty Gilpin attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Laura Gomez attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for People Magazine)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Selenis Leyva attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Natalia Dyer attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Sadie Sink attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors�Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Molly Shannon attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_017 (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Goldie Hawn attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for People Magazine)
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"We are really, really close," he continued. "Like, close to this week close... I can't tell you when, [but] if not this week, close to this week." 

"Next week's episode sets up a little bit more of how it all goes down," Sterling K. Brown confirmed. "And then within the next couple of weeks, you'll actually witness it." 

Well, looks like Jack's end is officially near -- and This Is Us is scheduled to air an episode in the sweet spot immediately following the Super Bowl on Feb. 4. See what Milo Ventimiglia told ET about his character's death in the video below. 

This Is Us airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. 

 

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