Another great show is coming to an end. HBO’s Insecure is ending after its fifth season. And the fans are extremely sad about the recent news. After four critically acclaimed yet amazing seasons, it’s time for Insecure to bid goodbye. Moreover, the show is highly liked by the viewers. Unfortunately, all good things come to an end, and it’s time for Insecure. Moreover, the cast also addressed the supporters and viewers after the news broke out on the internet.
Insecure is an American comedy-drama television series. Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore are the creators of the HBO series, and it is partly based on Rae’s critically perceived show, Awkward Black Girl. Insecure made its debut in September 2016 on HBO Now and HBO before arriving on HBO in October 2016. Following the success of season 1, the show got renewed for a second season. And since then, Insecure has completed four seasons. The fourth season came out in April 2020, and after a month of its release, it was commissioned for its fifth and final season.
Insecure has been in the highlights ever since its release. In 2017, the American Film Institute chose it as one of the Top 10 shows of the year. Furthermore, in 2020, it received a whopping eight Primetime Emmy nominations for its fourth season. The category also included Award for Outstanding Comedy Series.
Actress and creator of the show, Issa Rae has also earned two Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. Undoubtedly, Insecure made its name through the run of four seasons. And we believe it will end with a blast as well.
Issa Rae’s Message For HBO And Fans
Issa Rae seems like the backbone of the show. Not only she stars in it, but she also serves as the creator and executive producer of the show. Moreover, she is one of the first people from the team to open up after the show got canceled.
Issa Rae started by thanking HBO. She said that Prentice and she are grateful that HBO believed in their show from the beginning and kept faith in them. And that they helped them to follow their vision till the end. Prentice Penny and Issa Rae executively produces the hit HBO comedy show.
Rae later said that they always thought of telling the story through a run of five seasons. But, it couldn’t have been possible without the support of their audience. “I feel blessed beyond measure to bring our characters’ stories to an end, on-screen at least,” The author of Awkward Black Girl said.
Even the network HBO said some great words about Issa and the show. Amy Gravitt, Programming EVP, said that Issa managed to transform insecurity into an iconic form of comedy. She also said that the show is sharp and, it completely resonates with the audience because of the great performances by the cast, producers, and writers.
Insecure Season 5 Release Date
Insecure season 5 is done with its script. And according to sources, the filming of its finale season will begin in February 2021. So, we expect Insecure season 5 to drop by the end of 2021 or by the beginning of 2022. Moreover, we believe that HBO will drop more details about the upcoming season once the filming commences.
Insecure spins around the life of two best friends Issa and Molly. The duo of best friends has been with each other since their college days at Stanford. Now all grown, the two black females navigate career, friendship, and relationship while living in Los Angeles, California. Both the friends are very close to each other, and throughout the show, they explore their friendship and the African American community. It will be fun to see them both for one last ride together. So, stay tuned to know more about the fifth season.
The show stars Issa Rae (as Issa), Yvonne Orji (as Molly), Jay Ellis (as Martin Lawrence Walker), Neil Brown Jr. (as Chad Kerr), Kendrick Samspon (as Nathan Campbell), Alexander Hodge (as Andrew), Leonard Robinson (as Taurean Jackson), and Christina Elmore (as Condola Hayes).