‘Shameless’ Showrunner John Wells Says He’ll ‘Certainly Ask’ Emmy Rossum to Return for Season 11

by Jeremy Spirogis
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In August 2018, Emmy Rossum introduced she would depart Shameless after 9 seasons. While the oldest Gallagher didn’t make an look in Season 10, many followers have held out hope she would come again sooner or later.

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In an interview with EW, Shameless showrunner John Wells promised he would “certainly ask” Rossum to reprise her function one final time within the ultimate season. 

Emmy Rossum left ‘Shameless’ after Season 9

For the primary 9 seasons of Shameless, Fiona Gallagher, portrayed by Emmy Rossum, lead the sequence because the matriarch to the household and took care of her 5 youthful siblings as their mentally in poor health mom and drug-addicted father have been by no means round a lot.

Rossum additionally made her directorial debut on Shameless Season 7 Episode four in October 2016 shortly earlier than participating in a highly-publicized authorized battle for equal pay.

The actress argued she had extra screentime, due to this fact, spent extra hours on set than higher-paid William H. Macy, and received the case. She returned for Season eight however then introduced she would depart the sequence after the next season. 

‘Shameless’ will finish after 11 seasons

A few episodes earlier than Shameless Season 10 ended, the co-president of leisure at Showtime, Gary Levine, introduced the present would after Season 11.

The ultimate season will premiere just a few months after the Season 10 finale aired and can be “one last hurrah for the Gallaghers and their unique blend of love and lechery.”

In an interview with EW, Shameless showrunner John Wells defined that regardless that they’ve shot the final couple of finales as potential endings to the sequence, they wish to make the Season 11 finale “satisfying for the audience.”

Although they’ve “literally just started in the writer’s room,” Wells promised the ending would “involve the family being together in some way because that’s what this show has always been about, these people helping each other survive.”

Therefore, it’s potential that Fiona, who left city with the payout cash, will make an look within the finale.

Showrunner John Wells will ‘certainly ask’ Emmy Rossum to return for the ultimate season

In the interview, Wells promised he would “certainly ask” Rossum to reprise her function as Fiona within the final season. However, he famous she’s “very busy” and “just started on her new project,” the place she stars as an L.A. billboard diva for NBC’s upcoming streaming service, Peacock, titled Angelyne.

Wells additionally stated he hopes “she’ll be available at the time that we do it.” However, the Shameless workforce is at the moment “so far from knowing when that would be and what that would be” so he’s going to attend till he “starts bugging her.”

On January 7, 2020, Rossum uploaded an image of a polaroid to her Instagram whereas in wardrobe and make-up as Ronia Tamar “Angelyne” Goldberg.

She captioned it, “The adventure begins,” so it may have been her first day capturing the sequence. Therefore, as Angelyne has an April 2020 launch date and Shameless Season 11 isn’t set to premiere till the summer time, there’s a risk that Rossum may return for one final hurrah as a Gallagher.

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