You season 4 release date speculation, plot, trailer, cast, and more

Penn Badgley's Joe Goldberg escaped the hell of matrimony in the third series - here's what we know about the You season 4 release date, plot, cast, and more

You season 4 release date: Joe

When is the You season 4 release date? Hello you. It’s been four years since Netflix introduced the world to the TV series You and Joe Goldberg, a man on a mission to find ‘the one’. The only problem? Joe’s a dangerous stalker who becomes alarmingly infatuated with whoever he falls for with just a glance.

Over the course of three seasons, we’ve seen what happens to those who get in the way of Joe’s great loves (spoilers, it starts at kidnapping and just gets bloodier from there), but in season 3, it seemed the disturbed bookseller had settled down. Joe had married, had a kid, and even moved to the suburbs.

Unfortunately, old habits die hard, and it wasn’t long before Joe became besotted with a new love. Cue ten episodes of murder, mayhem, and a surprising amount of baking, that ended with Joe faking his death and escaping to Paris (maybe he’ll meet Emily). So what’s next for the world’s most revolting Romeo? Well, we’ve done a bit of digging online to try and find out what Joe’s going to be getting up to on his great European tour. So here’s everything we know about the You season 4 release date.

You season 4 release date speculation

Fans now have a You season 4 release date, and it’s split into two parts. You season 4 part one will release on February 10, 2023. Then, part two will release on March 10, 2023.

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Speaking to Deadline, when You was renewed, the show’s creators, Sera Gamble and Greg Berlanti, thanked fans for watching Joe’s misadventures and promised they’d explore creepy new facets of love.

“It’s been thrilling to watch Penn [Badgley] bring Joe to creepy yet compelling life. We’re deeply grateful that Netflix has shown You such monumental support and that people around the world have enjoyed watching Joe really get it all very wrong over the past three seasons,” they said. “The whole You team is excited to explore new, dark facets of love in season 4.”

You season 4 release date: Joe

You season 4 plot speculation

Joe will be headed to London, with You season 4, and will take on the identity of a professor.

Other than that, plot details are light. Joe will presumable be looking for Marienne, his season 3 love interest, who fled after discovering he was a killer. “I think if Joe finds [Marienne ], he’ll live happily ever after and have beautiful babies,” Badgley joked with u-season-4-spoilers-joe-paris-finale-ending/. “He’ll learn to speak French, he’ll become a writer, they’ll spend a lot of time along the Seine, and they’ll send their kids to school in Sweden.

“No, I think Joe will remain the same. Someone this profoundly ill, disturbed, traumatised, and violent has a serious hurdle before them if they’re ever going to heal and change. I don’t know if it’s possible for someone who’s that far gone.”

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Badgley also told Collider he thinks season 4 may be about Joe’s relationship with himself, explaining how You is ultimately a show about relationships. “This isn’t really a show about a murderer. This is a show about … I think it’s taking the mistakes that we make in relationships to the extreme for the sake of a good story,” he said. “Like, we really need to lay down our swords and stop being competitive in relationships, but that’s very hard to do.”

Beyond that, though, we don’t know much about You season 4’s plot. We imagine they’ll be plenty of death and disaster, but as Netflix hasn’t confirmed season five yet, it may be that Joe’s luck has finally run out.

You season 4 release date: Penn Badgley

You season 4 trailer speculation

A You season 4 trailer now officially exists, and it was revealed as part of the TUDUM 2022 event for Netflix.

The teaser wasn’t a traditional trailer, but it did give a small indication of the plot, with Joe moving over to London. It also gave the character a chance to show off his new and remarkable beard.

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You Season 4 cast speculation

After the bloody season 3 finale, the cast of You had been thinned out a bit. Joe (Penn Badgley) managed to kill Love (Victoria Pedretti) and escape with his life.

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As such, we know Badgley will be back (it wouldn’t be much of a series without the main character), and we presume that Tati Gabrielle will be back as Marienne, although nothing has been confirmed at the time of writing. In fact it’s poor Charlotte Ritchie who will be the apple of Joe’s eye this season.

It seems unlikely that Pedretti will return, considering she’s dead, but she could always return in a flashback or as a delusion. We’re also confident that we’ll get more flashbacks of young Joe, but we don’t know if Jack Fisher (the actor who played him in season 3) will return.

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Lukas Gage is also joining the show. According to his official character description, he’s playing Adam. “Adam is the warm, funny, and hard-partying son of a wealthy family who is famous for failing to meet their standards,” it reads. “But the one thing he did learn from his parents is to do whatever it takes to get what you want”.

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Where can you watch You season 4?

You season 4 is a Netflix original and, as such, will stream exclusively on that streaming service.

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