“Insecure” is about to finish after its upcoming Season 5 on HBO, Variety has discovered.
The critically-acclaimed comedy was renewed for a fifth season in May 2020 as Season 4 was simply starting.The fifth and closing season is scheduled to start manufacturing later this month and is about to debut later this yr.
“Issa has turned insecurity into an iconic form of comedy,” mentioned Amy Gravitt, government vp of HBO Programming. “The show is as incisive as it is heartfelt, and it has resonated strongly with its audience because of the deeply personal work that Issa, Prentice, Melina, the cast and the writers have put into it. This talented team has conceived a brilliant final season for ‘Insecure’ and we look forward to having many more stories to tell with this singular group of collaborators.”
Series co-creator Issa Rae heads the ensemble forged, which additionally consists of Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales and Alexander Hodge.
The present was created by Rae and Larry Wilmore. Rae additionally government produces the sequence together with Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas, Michael Rotenberg, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Amy Aniobi and Jim Kleverweis. The present is partially primarily based on Rae’s net sequence “Awkward Black Girl.”
Issa Rae, and Yvonne Orji in ‘Insecure’.Merie W. Wallace / HBO
“Insecure” has acquired widespread crucial acclaim throughout its 4 seasons, with the sequence averaging a 95% crucial approval ranking on Rotten Tomatoes. It has additionally acquired a number of award wins and nominations all through its run. That consists of an Emmy nomination and two Golden Globe nominations for Rae within the lead actress in a comedy class.