Kill Eva to end with season 4 plus possible spin-offs in development
AMC Networks and BBC America have announced their critically acclaimed drama series Kill Eve will officially conclude its run with the upcoming fourth season. Production for the final 8 episode season is expected to begin in early summer in the UK and other locations across Europe, in time for its scheduled release in 2022. In addition, AMC Networks has announced that it will continue its partnership with Sid Gentle Films, to further expand the company Kill Eve Universe with a number of potential spin-off ideas currently being developed.
“Killing Eve exploded in popular culture and attracted a dedicated and dedicated fan base from the start. Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s brilliant adaptation of the source material, the unforgettable characters that brought Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer to life, and the entire cast together with our partners at Sid Gentle Films delivered a one-of-a-kind roller coaster ride that took our breath away ” said Dan McDermott, president of original programming for AMC Networks. “We couldn’t be more grateful for the extraordinary talents and efforts of everyone involved, especially Sandra and Jodie, who made Killing Eve much more than a television show. We look forward to an unforgettable last season and to exploring possible expansions of this fascinating universe. “
“Killing Eva was one of my greatest experiences and I look forward to immersing myself in Eva’s remarkable thoughts again soon.” said Sandra Oh. “I’m so grateful for all of the cast and crew who brought our story to life and for the fans who have joined us and will be back for our exciting and unpredictable fourth and final season.”
“Killing Eva was the most extraordinary journey for which I will be forever grateful.” said Jodie Comer. “Many thanks to all the fans who have consistently supported us and have come with us. Although all good things come to an end, it’s not over yet. We want it to be unforgettable! “
The final season will be directed by new lead writer Laura Neal, who will act as showrunner and executive producer for the fourth season in the footsteps of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emerald Fennell and Suzanne Heathcote. Last year the series received several major Emmy nominations for the third season, including the Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actress for Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh.
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Based on the short stories by Luke Jennings, BBCA’s Kill Eve focuses on two women; Eve (Sandra Oh) is a bored, whip-wise security guard whose desk-bound job doesn’t fulfill her fantasy of being a spy. Villanelle (Jodie Comer) is an elegant, talented killer who holds on to the luxuries that her violent job offers. Kill Eve overturns the typical spy thriller when these two extremely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other, battle each other in an epic game of cat and mouse.
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Season 3 continued to track the lives of Villanelle (Comer), the unemployed assassin, and Eve (Oh), Eve, the ex-MI6 agent who was hiding in sight. Everything seems to be fine until a shocking and personal death puts her on a collision course again. The journey to one another costs both friends, family and loyalties and perhaps part of their soul.
Season 3 Oh, Comer and Shaw includes Harriet Walter (Succession), Danny Sapani (Whores), Gemma Whelan (game of Thrones), Camille Cottin (Call my agent), Steve Pemberton (The league of men), Raj Bajaj (A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding), Turlough Convery (Ready player one), Pedja Bjelac (COM)Harry Potter) and Evgenia Dodina (A week and a day).
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Kill Eve is produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd and produced by Sally Woodward Gentle, Lee Morris, creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Gina Mingacci, Jeff Melvoin and Damon Thomas along with Sandra Oh as co-executive producers. Nige Watson acts as a serial producer.
Seasons 1 and 2 had already received 12 Emmy nominations and 4 Golden Globe nominations, with lead actors Sandra Oh winning her second Golden Globe Award and Jodie Comer her first Emmy Award, both for best actress in a drama series.