Penn Badgley hints that ‘You’ season 5 could be its ‘grand finale’

Penn Badgley isn’t quite ready to let go of “you” yet.

While Netflix hasn’t announced any plans to renew the stalker-told murder drama for a fifth season, Badgley, who plays the hit show’s twisted protagonist, recently hinted that the sultry killer might be returning to the streamer again.

“I think we need to do another season. It seems to me that Joe [Goldberg] got to get what’s coming and now he’s got more to fall because he’s got all this power and wealth,” he said. told IndieWire in a story that was published on Friday.

“But of course it’s not for me. I don’t know where it’s going. But for me, with this concept and with this character, we always wanted to be in charge,” Badgley continued.

“It’s not just something we can leave because things are going well,” the 36-year-old star added.

In the fourth season, Joe, who currently lives more than 3,000 miles from New York in the UK under the alias of Professor Jonathan Moore, struggles to “bury the past” after he fled the country to pursue his love Marienne.

In a recent conversation with British GQthe actor has been candid about wanting a “grand ending” for the dark, thriller series after Joe worked his way through London in the show’s final season.

“I know what Greg told me years ago as what he thought was the right ending,” he said. “If there is another one, I think it will be a great finale.”

creepy serial killer show first premiere on Lifetime in 2018 and then gained a massive following after switching to Netflix the following year.

While nothing has been revealed about a potential fifth season of the show, fans could get their dose of Joe’s sociopathic love antics in the upcoming novel.For you and only for you New York Times bestselling author Caroline Kepnes.

The Netflix thriller series You is based on the Kepnes books. The novel follows a charmingly dangerous protagonist into “the hallowed halls of Harvard, where he wins a coveted place on a writing scholarship.” . . and leaves behind a raspberry trail,” according to official synopsis of the book.

For You and Only You will be released on April 25th.

Watch all four seasons of You on Netflix.