It has been confirmed that the fourth season of the spy thriller drama, Killing Eve, is going to be it’s final season. Starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, Killing Eve is scheduled to being production of its fourth and final season early this summer in the UK and around Europe, according to the network.
“Killing Eve exploded in popular culture and attracted a dedicated and committed fan base from its very first episode,” Dan McDermott, president of original programming for AMC Networks, said in a statement. “Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s brilliant adaptation of the source material, the unforgettable characters given life by Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, and the entire cast, along with our partners at Sid Gentle Films, have delivered a one-of-a-kind roller-coaster ride that has taken our breath away.”
Killing Eve: Spinoff
Along with working on the fourth season of the show, AMC Networks is also working closely with Killing Eve producers Sid Gentle Films to develop potential spinoff ideas that will explore the larger world of the show outside of Eve (Oh) and Villanelle (Comer).
The popular show is based on the “Villanelle” novel series by Luke Jennings. The show revolves around and agent Eve (Sandra Oh), who is supposed to catch assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer), but they end up becoming obsessed with each other
Cast of Killing Eve
Along with the two lead actors Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, the show also stars Fiona Shaw, Kim Bodnia and Sean Delaney.
Awards for Killing Eve
Oh won the Golden Globe for ‘Best Actress in a Drama’ last year for her performance and has also won SAG and Critics Choice Awards. “Killing Eve has been one of my greatest experiences and I look forward to diving back into Eve’s remarkable mind soon,” she said in a statement released Tuesday. “I’m so grateful for all cast and crew who have brought our story to life and to the fans who have joined us and will be back for our exciting and unpredictable fourth and final season.”
Her costar, Comer, who plays the role of the psycho assassin, has also been widely praised for her acting in the show. She has also won an Emmy and BAFTA for her role.
Laura Neal will be the head writer and show-runner for season four
The series has a tradition of tapping new women to oversee the series as a way of using Killing Eve to help foster the next generation of show-runners. Phoebe Waller-Bridge was the writer for the first season, followed by Emerald Fennell and Suzanne Heathcote for Seasons 2 and 3 respectively.
The fourth season of Killing Eve will air sometime next year!