BBC Two is yet to renew The Fall for season 4


The release date for The Fall season 4 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of The Fall season 4 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. BBC Two is yet to make a decision on its future. Subscribe to our automatic updates below.

Summary and production info

The Fall is a British crime series that follows a senior police detective who is commissioned to Belfast to investigate a string of murders of young women. Written and created by Allan Cubitt and starring Gillian Anderson, the series debuted on BBC Two in the U.K. in May 2013, and the current series 3 debuted on September 29, 2016. The show is executive produced by Cubitt, Patrick Irwin, Justin Thomson-Glover, Stephen Wright and Gillian Anderson and produced by Fables Limited, Artists Studio and BBC Northern Ireland.

Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) is a Metropolitan Police Superintendent and senior investigating officer tasked with assessing the progress of a murder investigation that has remained active for nearly a month. Seconded to the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Stella quickly realizes that a serial killer is on the loose and she must work with local detectives to find the murderer who has been attacking young women in the city of Belfast. Complications arise as Stella and the team work the case in hopes of bringing justice to the victims of the ruthless killer. In series 3 Stella Gibson is more determined than ever to call the brutal Belfast murderer Paul Spector (Jamie Dorman) to justice after he managed to survive the drastic second series finale.

Reviews and renewal information

The Fall has received incredibly positive reviews and has been nominated for numerous prestigious awards, including the coveted BAFTA and the National Television Awards, winning a British Screenwriters Award in 2015 for Best British Crime Writing. The show has a stellar 100% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a score of 85/100 on Metacritic. The third series debuted to an audience of 3.54 million viewers, which is equal to the preceding’ series premiere viewership. As far as the future of the show, Anderson has expressed her intention to film a fourth series in Belfast sometime in 2017, and series’ creator Alain Cubitt has hinted that despite the rumors, the third series may not be the final one. although this has not yet been confirmed by the network or the producers. Stay tuned, and we will inform you when BBC Two reveals its plans regarding The Fall.

Series 3 finale

British hit criminal drama The Fall, which has become the critics darling over the course of its three-series run, has wrapped up the broadcast of its most recent 6-episode installment on October 28, 2016. The third series finale was unexpectedly gruesome and downright excruciating, as the Belfast Strangler savagely attacked Stella, proceeded to kill one of the patients at the facility where he was held, and then placed a plastic bag on his head and asphyxiated himself, leaving the viewers gasping for breath. No redemption, no hope, not a trace of anything positive in sight. The traumatic ending could easily become the conclusion for The Fall, but creator Alan Cubitt has mentioned that he does have ideas for the future of the series, yet BBC Two still has to announce its decision on its fate. On October 29, 2016 the show`s third series was released on Netflix in the United States, so many US viewers may be watching the brutal finale as we speak. Stay tuned, and find out whether The Fall is indeed picked up for another series, which is possible with its excellent reception and top-notch ratings of 8.1/10 on IMDb and 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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