Dear White People Season 4: Netflix’s comedy-drama is returning for its fourth and final season. Here’s everything you need to know.
- On October 2, 2019, Netflix renewed Dear White People for its fourth and final season.
- The upcoming season of the series will be different. It will be a musical season, something no one expected when the show was renewed.
Dear White People is a critically acclaimed American comedy-drama series whose sole motive is to aware the viewers of the daily racism involved and white privilege in society. This Netflix Original series is based on the 2014 movie of the same name. Besides comedy, the show portrays the struggles of black people and the alarming racism that exists.
The show first premiered on Netflix on April 28, 2017. Whereas, season 3 premiered on August 2, 2019. Soon after the third season, Netflix renewed the series for the fourth and final season. Fans have been eagerly waiting for season four for a long time. Here’s everything we know about Dear White People season 4.
Dear White People Season 4 Release Date
Due to pandemic-related production delays, it’s taken nearly two years for the fourth season to arrive on Netflix — almost twice its usual wait time between seasons. However, the fans of the series should take a sigh of relief as Netflix has announced the premiere date.
Dear White People season 4 arrives on Netflix on Sep 22, 2021. Like the last four seasons, the upcoming season also has 10 episodes.
Is there a trailer for Dear White People Season 4?
Yes, the streaming giant surprised everyone when on Aug 17, 2021, it dropped the trailer for Dear White People’s fourth and final season. You would be surprised to know that the final season will be a musical one.
Unlike previous seasons, Dear White People season 4 builds its story as a musical. Based on a real-life tradition at Columbia University, the students work to produce the annual satirical musical about the school.
Samantha (Browning) is filming the musical drama. The Black students of Armstrong-Parker House are writing the show for the first time in Winchester history. The musical is ’90s-themed with performances of Jordan’s “This Is How We Do It,” En Vogue’s “Free Your Mind,” and Johnny Gill’s “Run You the Right Way,” among other famous songs. However, everyone is not pleased with the varsity show. A member of the school’s “Black AF” group comparing it to a musician show and declares protest.
Who Are The Cast Members For Season 4?
All the core cast members are returning for the upcoming season. Here are the cast members we can expect to return:
- Logan Browning as Samantha White
- Brandon P. Bell as Troy Fairbanks
- DeRon Horton as Lionel Higgins
- Antoinette Robertson as Coco Conners
- John Patrick Amedori as Gabe Mitchell
- Ashley Blaine Featherson as Joelle Brooks
- Nia Jervier as Kelsey
- Marque Richardson as Reggie Green
One character that won’t be returning is Jeremy Tardy’s Rashid Bakr. According to Variety, he was asked by Lionsgate Television (production company) to return, but he decided to exit the series, alleging the company showed discrimination in pay negotiations.
There are some new additions to the cast for the upcoming season. Karamo Brown of Queer Eye has joined the cast for a recurring role. His character details are being kept under wraps.
Deadline reported in February 2021 that Rome Flynn of How to Get Away With Murder has joined the cast.
What Is ‘Dear White People’ All About?
The series is against racism and portrays the struggles of young black people amidst the white majority. In the show’s own words “Students of colour navigate the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that’s not nearly as “post-racial” as it thinks”. Racism is one of the alarming and most important issues right now that need our attention the most. The show made to talk about the issue is extremely appreciable.
What Is The Expected Plot of Dear White People Season 4?
In season 3, Samantha (Logan Browning) and Lionel (DeRon Horton) curiously dealt with the investigation of ‘The Order of X’, which is a secret society of elite black Winchester alumni. Season 4 will be the continuation of the previous season and we will see the teenagers teaming up to reveal the truth of ‘The Order’ in the fourth and final season. We hope that the show will successfully wrap up with all your unanswered questions.
Dear White People show the harsh, real issues with the taste of comedy and drama. So, don’t waste your time and watch Dear White People on Netflix!!!