'Insecure' Showrunner Shares An Upbeat Note On 'Fate' After Announcing Last Season
Written by Black Voices on January 14, 2021
“Insecure” showrunner Prentice Penny provided followers a constructive manner to consider the top of the collection after HBO introduced on Wednesday that it’ll finish after its upcoming fifth season.
Penny tweeted to grieving followers of the present, which stars its creator Issa Rae, that the final episode of “Insecure” will inadvertently pay homage to former President Barack Obama.
“We discovered it comforting to finish the collection doing #44 episodes,” he wrote. “As destiny would have it – our greatest numbered President. #barackObamaTheGoat”
The nod to Obama, who was the 44th president of the U.S., might or might not have eased the ache for followers who’ve lengthy adopted the present’s characters, together with Issa, performed by Rae, Lawrence (Jay Ellis), Molly (Yvonne Orji), Tiffany (Amanda Seales) and Kelli (Natasha Rothwell).
“Insecure” followers have lengthy been vocal about their love for the critically acclaimed collection.
In 2019, many viewers expressed their dismay on Twitter that the present’s fourth season wouldn’t be returning till 2020, which was almost two years after Season 3.
In one other tweet on Wednesday, Prentice assured dissatisfied followers that he and Rae had “at all times” meant to have solely 5 seasons of “Insecure.”
He then teased that the final season would have 150 episodes — a joke referencing followers who regularly tweet about wanting extra and lengthier episodes of “Insecure,” that are a half hour lengthy.
Rae joined different castmates who tweeted in regards to the finish of the collection on Wednesday, writing that she was “very excited” to movie the fifth and ultimate season of the present.
“We couldn’t have advised a whole story with out the super help of our viewers and the religion of @HBO,” she wrote. “See y’all quickly!”
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