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

Penn Badgley's Joe Goldberg escaped the hell of matrimony in the Netflix series, here's what we know about the You season 4 release date for what's next

You season 4 release date

When is the You season 4 release date? Hello you. It’s been four years since Netflix introduced the world to the TV show 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 of the TV series, 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 got married, had a kid, and even moved to the suburbs in the Netflix series.

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.

What is the You season 4 release date?

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 9, 2023. Then, part two will release on March 9 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.”

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What’s the You season 4 plot?

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

Joe ended season 3 by 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. “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.”

You season 4 release date: Penn Badgley

Is there a You season 4 trailer?

A full You season 4 trailer was released in January 2023. We see Joe settling into his new life in London, and trying to keep himself away from obsession by surrounding with the worst people imaginable. It doesn’t work.

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Before this, we got a teaser at TUDUM 2022, where we got 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 and exposed one of the best twists yet in the form of Joe’s stalker.

Who’s in the You Season 4 cast?

We know for sure that Penn Badgley will be back to play Joe. Unfortunately, Victoria Pedretti will not return as Love.

After the bloody season 3 finale of the drama series, the You cast has been thinned out a bit. If you need a You season 3 recap, 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), Tati Gabrielle is back as Marienne. It’s poor Charlotte Ritchie who will be the apple of Joe’s eye this season. Will Love return in You season 4? It seems unlikely, considering she’s dead, but she could always return in a flashback or as a delusion.

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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.

Check out our Netflix price guide if you want to know how much a Netflix subscription will set you back. Now that the first half of season 4 has officially dropped, check out You season 4 part 1 review. Or, for a more in-depth account of what went down, check out our guide to the You season 4 part 1 ending explained.

We also gathered a handy list of everyone who dies in You season 4 part 1 and answered burning questions like what happens to Joe’s sonwhat happened to Marienne, and who is the Eat the Rich killer. And if all that isn’t enough, you can also check out our guide explaining when you can watch You season 4 part 2.