Kim’s Comfort is closing up a lot sooner than deliberate.
The present fifth season of the hit Canadian sitcom will probably be its final.
“To our superb followers: Authenticity of storytelling is on the heart of the success of Kim’s Comfort,” the producers mentioned in an announcement.
“On the finish of manufacturing on Season 5, our two co-creators confirmed they had been transferring onto different tasks. Given their departure from the sequence, we have now come to the tough conclusion that we can’t ship one other season of the identical coronary heart and high quality that has made the present so particular.”
The assertion added that “Kim’s Comfort has meant a lot to our forged, writers, crew, and audiences all over the world.”
“Regardless of the restrictions and problems of taking pictures in the course of the pandemic, Season 5 is our most interesting season thus far.”
“It’s been a privilege and a really nice pleasure to work with the Kim’s household of gifted writers and performers for the final 5 years. Thanks to our followers for the love and assist you’ve given this present.”
Collection star, Simu Liu, took to Twitter to voice his unhappiness on the “disappointing” news, that “for causes that I’m certain we get into sometime, we should prematurely bid farewell to Kim’s Comfort.”
“I’m heartbroken,” the star added.
“I used to be absolutely anticipating to come back again for our sixth season,” saying that he’d hoped his character Jung “would lastly get to point out a few of the development that I had begged our writers for 12 months after 12 months.”
He mentioned, “it pains me that we’ll by no means see the total reconciliation between Jung and Appa. It pains me that we’ll by no means see Jung work out what he desires to do together with his life.”
“Most of all, it pains me that we’ll by no means see the Kims all collectively as a household, bidding farewell to the bodega that has outlined their immigrant journey.”
“I used to be all on this 12 months,” Liu mentioned.
“I needed to be in each episode. I needed to take part within the writers’ room. I needed to direct an episode. I really feel we deserved higher. I really feel that you simply, our most superb followers, deserved higher.”
“I’d prefer to suppose that our present introduced everybody a bit nearer collectively throughout this extremely divisive time,” he mentioned earlier than honoring his co-stars.
“Bear in mind their names. Name their brokers. CAST THEM IN EVERYTHING. Our expertise is plain, and we’re nowhere near being completed.”
Along with Liu, the present additionally starred Paul Solar-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang, Andrew Phung, and Nicole Energy.
Kim’s Comfort airs on CBC in Canada and Netflix within the U.S.
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