‘You’ creator hints at what’s next for Season 5 of Netflix hit

The hit Netflix sequence “You” starring Penn Badgley has ended its fourth season, and though there’s no Season 5 renewal but, creator Sera Gamble stated that she’s deliberate Joe’s future.   

The next accommodates spoilers for the tip of “You” Season 4. 

“There definitely might be extra,” Gamble, 39, advised The Put up. “We’ve got an concept for what occurs subsequent. However, we hope for one of the best and put together for the worst. I really feel like in case your present hasn’t been picked up and also you write a season finale that’s solely satisfying if it’s a cliffhanger – and we’ll inform you what occurs on the opposite facet – it’s tempting the gods to cancel you.”

The thriller follows Joe (Penn Bagley), an obsessive stalker / serial killer who thinks of himself as a classy romantic. Every season reveals him relocating to a brand new metropolis, turning into obsessive about a brand new lady, and ingratiating himself into a brand new circle of (obnoxious) mates, earlier than the present veers into demise and destruction. Season 4, which was cut up into two elements (each now streaming) adopted Joe as he moved to London, posed as a professor, bought himself right into a buddy group of posh Brits, after which our bodies began falling.

Penn Badgley lying on the floor.
Penn Badgley as Joe in “You” Season 4.

Joe (Penn Badgley) with Kate (Charlotte Ritchie) in "You" walking down a street smiling at each other.
Joe (Penn Badgley) with Kate (Charlotte Ritchie) in “You.”

Sera Gamble smiling.
“You” creator Sera Gamble.

The season ends by revealing that one in every of Joe’s new acquaintances, fellow killer Rhys (Ed Speelers) has been useless for some time, and when Joe continued spending time with him, that model of Rhys was merely in Joe’s thoughts. 

“The day we began speaking about this, I walked into the writers’ room like, ‘We’re gonna do ‘Struggle Membership.’ It’s how we talked about it within the writers room,” stated Gamble.

“We got here from the angle of Joe as a personality turning into more and more unhinged. The thought was that he would finally attain a degree the place he couldn’t actually misinform himself anymore. So, the a part of him that wanted to proceed to behave like that on this planet would simply cut up off completely, and simply cease bothering the good a part of Joe with the main points of it, in order that Joe may go on believing that he was a great man.” 


The finale ended with Joe again in New York Metropolis, now well-known and wealthy, with a rich new girlfriend, Kate (Charlotte Ritchie). Gamble stated that if there’s a Season 5, it’s going to choose up from there. 

Penn Badgley lurking wearing a baseball hat.
Penn Badgley as Joe in “You” Season 4.

Joe (Penn Badgley) and Rhys (Ed Speelers) in "You" Season 4.
Joe (Penn Badgley) and Rhys (Ed Speelers) in “You” Season 4.

Penn Badgley sitting on a bench in a room.
Penn Badgley as Joe in “You,” again in NYC.

“We actually like the thought of Joe coming full circle to New York, however being in such a distinct place – being among the many individuals he was judging as a Brooklyn boy in Season 1, and having limitless assets, but in addition having misplaced the anonymity that helped him get away with every thing he bought away with the final time that he was in New York.” 

Penn Badgley additionally lately made headlines for voicing his need to have fewer intercourse scenes within the present. Gamble stated that didn’t influence the story. 

“The dialog that he and I had was very a lot about what we had been asking him to do as a performer, and bodily what the script was demanding of him, by way of contact with different individuals. And that could be a essentially technical factor to deal with. There was no a part of the dialog that was about rewriting the type of present we had been making. Penn and I  remained on the identical web page about that.

“However, in relation to ensuring that each one that is engaged on a present is heard about one thing as primary as consent to the touch one other individual…that’s one thing the place my job is solely to listen to what he’s saying, what he wants, and to speak him by means of it to return again and what we are able to do to attempt to assist with it.” 

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