Ready for Insecure season 5? That makes two of us. Four seasons deep so far, and the awesome premise for this critically acclaimed series is seriously expanding. And so is its audience reach. If you’ve been streaming this HBO Original since it began back in 2016, you’ve probably noticed how fantastically layered Issa Rae’s breakout comedy-drama is proving to be.
Along with its deepening storylines, Insecure also somehow keeps getting more hilarious. Not to mention, it is oh-so-real in the best of ways.
Of its most recent season, the Rotten Tomatoes Critics Consensus says Insecure continues to be “one of the funniest, warmest, and most beautifully-shot comedies that takes full advantage of its sunny L.A. setting.” And we couldn’t agree more with that.
What is Insecure about?
HBO Max describes the plot as:
Created by and starring Issa Rae, this acclaimed HBO comedy series centers around best friends Issa (Rae) and Molly (Yvonne Orji) as they navigate the challenges of being Black women who defy all stereotypes.
Will Insecure season 5 be released in 2021?
Right now, it looks like season 5 is in fact coming sometime in 2021. As Variety reports, Insecure was renewed for a fifth season in May 2020, shortly after season 4 debuted. But sadly, the fifth season of the popular series will also be its last. According to Variety, Insecure season 5 began production in January and is currently on track to debut the final season later this year. So stay tuned.
In an interview with Deadline, Issa Rae revealed that Insecure was “always” coming to an end after the fifth season. The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl author also said the show’s extremely successful run was in huge part thanks to its fans.
Rae explained, “We always planned to tell this story through five seasons, but we couldn’t have made it this far without the tremendous support of our audience.”
Per Deadline, Rae revealed the final season of Insecure will explore “the fallout that happens when turning 30,” and apparently, a few key relationships will finally be defined when it’s all said and done, whenever that may be.