Netflix fans will enjoy the show’s upcoming fourth season a little sooner than expected, but it’s really just a little.
Season 4 of Netflix’s psychological thriller You just got a little bit of a boost on its release date. With the season itself split into 2 parts, fans will now get the first half a little earlier than expected. But part 2 won’t be that far off.
In this case, “a little sooner” means exactly that, as the season will now be releasing literally a day before its previous scheduled release date. After a rather confusing recent teaser for You, it seems that oddities of this kind are the order of the day. Perhaps turning fans away slightly should be part of the marketing for the upcoming continuation of this dark series. But at the very least, the wording is loud and clear on the premiere.
Netflix shared the news on their official Twitter account, posting a Joe Goldberg shot of Penn Badgley in a blurry but fairly obvious depiction of London. As if the image wasn’t simple enough, the caption reads “London’s Call,” along with the new release dates for parts 1 and 2. You he probably won’t have any strong reaction to the picture. But fans of the series will surely be interested in the new setting after 3 seasons set in the United States
You stars Badgley as Joe Goldberg, who is a bookstore manager who appears to be a serial killer, or a serial killer who appears to be a bookstore manager. While living in New York, he falls in love with aspiring writer Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail) and develops an intense and toxic obsession with her. This manifests through stalking her, as he uses social media and other techniques to not only keep track of her, but also to remove her friends and other connections from her equation. Of course, this is not good.
Throughout the series, Joe travels across the country to avoid his past, even changing his name at one point. Seasons 2 and 3 saw him in a relationship with another woman, the talented chef Love Quinn (Victoria Pedretti), who hides some dark secrets from her and eventually flips the script on Joe’s manipulative tendencies. The show itself revels in the themes of toxic masculinity and the #MeToo movement, even using the movement itself as a marketing boost when You premiered in 2018. So given the state of affairs to date, it certainly seems like it will continue to be relevant.
You it’s one of those shows that keeps viewers coming back for more, thanks both to its excellent performances and the morbidly fascinating look into the minds of manipulative and obsessive people like Joe. Just because he’s a serial killer doesn’t mean his mindset is that far removed from the normal people everyone sees every day. He’s sobering, and that’s just one of the reasons he’s so compelling. It’s probably a good thing it was split into two parts in that case.
You Part 1 of Season 4 will premiere on February 9, 2023 on Netflix, with Part 2 arriving on March 9.
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