‘Killing Eve’ Season 4 Pushed Back Indefinitely Because of COVID-19; When Will It Premiere Now?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri Jodie Comer as Villanelle in the Season 3 finale of

Even the deranged murderer Villanelle isn’t any match for COVID-19. BBC America’s present Killing Eve is the most recent sequence to endure delays and pushback due to the pandemic. And sadly for followers, there isn’t a set begin date in the mean time.

Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri Jodie Comer as Villanelle in the Season 3 finale of 'Killing Eve'
Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri Jodie Comer as Villanelle within the Season Three finale of ‘Killing Eve’ | Laura Radford/BBCAmerica/Sid Gentle

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‘Killing Eve’ is the most recent sufferer of COVID-19-related delays

Fans of the obsessive, tension-filled drama Killing Eve are going to have to attend even longer to search out out what Eve Polastri and Villanelle resolve on that bridge in London, as a result of manufacturing is pushed again. 

Deadline reported that they initially wished to start out filming in August, however now manufacturing on the present’s fourth season was delayed indefinitely. All three of its previous seasons lasted eight episodes and premiered in April. So whereas that was initially the timeline creatives have been hoping to stay with once more, it appears like viewers are going to have to attend till later in 2021 to get extra VillanEve. 

Killing Eve shoots throughout a number of European places,” a spokesperson advised Deadline concerning the delays. “Due to the uncertainty of the world as a result of COVID-19, no capturing schedules for Killing Eve season 4 have been locked in at this level and there are numerous situations in play.”

The present’s first season primarily came about within the U.Okay. and Paris, with Italy, Russia, and different international locations within the combine. Then Season 2 had much more Italy concerned, with one notable episode in Amsterdam. While Season Three took it again to Russia (which was filmed in Romania), Spain, and showcased the U.Okay. primarily. Deadline reported that the rumors about flying star Sandra Oh to Europe being a problem are false. 

Season Four of ‘Killing Eve’ has had different points moreover manufacturing

This delay for Season Four isn’t the primary time this upcoming season has skilled issues. Staff author for Killing Eve, Kayleigh Llewellyn, tweeted a controversial screenshot of a Zoom assembly on June 12, Variety reported. 

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“15 weeks later, it’s the ultimate day of the Killing Eve writers room,” she wrote within the now-deleted tweet. There was a backlash as a result of all the writers in her screenshot have been white. Having an all-white writers’ room in 2020 simply felt off for folks on Twitter. The lack of range is very prevalent within the writing for Season 3. 

According to Deadline, Oh talked about working within the U.Okay. prior to now with reference to range.

“Sometimes it would be me and 75 white people and I have not come from that,” she mentioned. “The development of people behind the camera is very slow in the UK.”

Eve and Villanelle’s relationship was left up within the air the final time followers noticed them

While followers have to attend longer for a brand new season, the final one nonetheless left them with loads of intriguing questions. Konstantin is off to God-knows-where after practically admitting to Kenny’s homicide (or suspiciously denying it). Carolyn’s motivations are exhausting to pin down, and her trajectory is tough to guess. And Eve and Villanelle’s relationship is at an deadlock. 

Eve Polastri and Villanelle talk on the bridge in the final season of Season 3, 'Killing Eve'Eve Polastri and Villanelle talk on the bridge in the final season of Season 3, 'Killing Eve'
Eve Polastri and Villanelle speak on the bridge within the ultimate season of Season 3, ‘Killing Eve’ | Laura Radford/BBCAmerica/Sid Gentle

“I feel like they both walk away,” Comer shared in a BAFTA reside stream interview on June 5, referring to the ultimate scene of them on the bridge in London. “I think initially, I think they both walk away. Who knows. Season 4 is a whole — who knows what’s gonna happen. But I think they walk away in that moment, what sits is that moment.”

It’s a highly-debated scene for followers. Some agree with Comer, however loads of viewers not solely need Eve and Villanelle to be collectively (lastly) however see their paths becoming a member of after that bridge scene. Even although Villanelle might need recognized Eve was going to show round, she gave her that selection as an alternative of claiming her as an object, like she tried to do within the Season 2 finale. 

While many outcomes are on the desk for these two characters, Oh additionally doesn’t see a “happy ending” for the 2 in any respect.

“No, and I think that’s what makes great drama,” Oh advised Variety on April 17. “I think that’s what makes great romance. It’s the yearning that brings people in. It’s that dramatic storytelling. It’s based on desire and yearning.”

Hopefully, Season 4 does embrace some extra homosexual craving and extra rigidity and drama that Killing Eve followers love. 

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