Virgin River has been an enormous hit for Netflix since its launch in 2019.
The romantic drama landed a two-season renewal final yr, maintaining it on the air via its fifth season.
With Virgin River Season 4 lately wrapped, there have been questions on whether or not the present will finish with its fifth season.
Netflix tends to finish reveals earlier than they get to a fifth season, until they’re international hits.
Fortunately, Jinny Howe, the Netflix drama head sees “longevity and development” forward, that means that there is a good likelihood the present will proceed for a sixth season.
Nevertheless, Howe needs the present to proceed “so long as the viewers asks for it and reveals up.”
“We see with Season 4 that the fandom could be very robust and rising in lots of locations as nicely,” Howe instructed Deadline.
“It appears like, based mostly on what we’re seeing with Season 4 and the anticipation for Season 5, that there’s a lot extra storytelling to supply us”
“Will probably be thrilling to see which characters proceed to interrupt out and audiences crave extra of; we’re paying very shut consideration, understanding that it is a actually wealthy universe of characters and that folks can’t appear to get sufficient, myself included.”
“So I feel so long as that continues to be the case — which we’re very eager for — you possibly can relaxation assured that there might be extra Virgin River.”
Howe additionally touched upon the criticism the sequence has obtained for its lack of range.
“I feel it’s honest to say that that’s going to proceed to be a spotlight and one thing the viewers will get to expertise extra in Season 5,” How added of the casting for the brand new season.
“It’s positively a precedence, and I feel you will notice, as we develop the Virgin River group, that there might be extra range and inclusion.”
When Virgin River Season 5 will get underway, will probably be underneath the management.
TV Line reported in July that Patrick Sean Smith (Greek, Chasing Life) was taking up from unique showrunner Sue Tenney.
Virgin River stars Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Colin Lawrence, Jenny Cooper, Lauren Hammersley, Annette O’Toole, Tim Matheson, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Grayson Gurnsey, Sarah Dugdale, Zibby Allen, and Marco Grazzini.
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