“Insecure” is about to finish after its upcoming Season 5 on HBO, Variety has realized.
The critically-acclaimed comedy was renewed for a fifth season in May 2020 as Season 4 was simply starting.The fifth and ultimate season is scheduled to start manufacturing later this month and is about to debut later this yr.
“Issa has turned insecurity into an iconic type of comedy,” mentioned Amy Gravitt, government vp of HBO Programming. “The show is as incisive as it’s heartfelt, and it has resonated strongly with its viewers due to the deeply private work that Issa, Prentice, Melina, the cast and the writers have put into it. This proficient crew has conceived a superb ultimate season for ‘Insecure’ and we glance ahead to having many extra tales to inform with this singular group of collaborators.”
Series co-creator Issa Rae heads the ensemble cast, which additionally contains Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales and Alexander Hodge.
The show was created by Rae and Larry Wilmore. Rae additionally government produces the collection together with Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas, Michael Rotenberg, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Amy Aniobi and Jim Kleverweis. The show is partially primarily based on Rae’s net collection “Awkward Black Girl.”
“Insecure” has obtained widespread vital acclaim throughout its 4 seasons, with the collection averaging a 95% vital approval ranking on Rotten Tomatoes. It has additionally obtained a number of award wins and nominations all through its run. That contains an Emmy nomination and two Golden Globe nominations for Rae within the lead actress in a comedy class.
(*5*) Jackson contributed to this report