Netflix’s Penn Badgley-led serial killer drama You, one of many streamer’s largest sequence on this planet proper now, is lastly coming to an finish with Season 5.
The streaming big confirmed on Friday that the sequence will come to an in depth after yet one more season, which quantities to nothing lower than a hit for You’s artistic workforce (since, in line with a press release from govt producers Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter, they’d all the time conceived of the sequence tailored from the Caroline Kepnes novels as a 5-season journey).
The opposite large piece of reports Netflix disclosed, together with the announcement of getting green-lit You Season 5, is that Sera Gamble — who co-created the sequence — is stepping right down to give attention to different initiatives. Taking her place will probably be You writers Michael Foley, who’s been with the sequence since Season 1, and Justin W. Lo, who joined in Season 2.
“As I step again from day-to-day showrunning to give attention to new initiatives, I’m immensely grateful to co-creator and all-around genius Greg Berlanti, Caroline Kepnes, my mates at Berlanti Productions and Alloy Leisure, and our steadfast companions at Warner Bros and Netflix,” Gamble mentioned.
“Making the present alongside our writers, producers, administrators, solid, and crew has been an honor and ridiculously enjoyable. And I really feel fortunate to have labored with an artist as gifted and considerate as Penn Badgely. I’m pleased with what we’ve all completed and really feel privileged to move the torch. I’m excited to look at and assist the You workforce as they create Joe Goldberg’s journey to its delightfully twisted conclusion.”
As we await a launch date for You Season 5, in the meantime, right here’s a reminder of simply how large a Netflix sequence that is:
For the 7-day interval that ended on March 19, for instance, You was the most important English-language Netflix present on this planet — racking up greater than 64 million hours considered globally. Furthermore, per Netflix’s newest weekly Prime 10 information, You is a Prime 10 Netflix present in 88 international locations world wide in the meanwhile.