Banshee season 4 to premiere on April 01, 2016
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Basic info and storyline
Banshee is an American action-drama television series that airs on the Cinemax channel. The series was created by Jonathan Tropper (Banshee Origins, This is Where I Leave You) and David Schickler (Banshee Origins).
The storyline is Banshee takes place in a small town of Banshee in Pennsylvania Amish country. The main character is an ex-con (portrayed by Antony Starr; Outrageous Fortune, Without a Paddle, Banshee Origins) who spent the last 15 years in prison for stealing $10 million worth of diamonds. In order to hide from a powerful crime boss lord Rabbit (portrayed by Ben Cross; Star Trek, First Night, Chariots of Fire) he takes on the identity of Lucas Hood, the town's sheriff who had been killed. It also turns out that lord Rabbit’s daughter Anastasia (portrayed by Ivana Miličević) is his ex-girlfriend and while Hood was in prison she also took on a new identity, got married and had kids. As the series develops we watch Hood trying to reconcile with Anastasia.
The Banshee series was developed as part of Cinemax attempt to develop more original content. Season 2 of Banshee containing 10 episodes premiered in January 2014 and season 3 started airing on January 9, 2015 and it will also have 10 episodes.
UPDATED July 29, 2015: The good news is that Banshee has been renewed for a fourth season. The bad news is that Cinemax has just announced that season 4 will be the final season for the action-drama series. On a positive note, the producers new in advance that a fourth season would be the end of the show, so they had plenty of time to create an impactful series finale. The production of Banshee season 4 began in April 2015 in Pittsburg. The final season of the series will consist of eight episodes that are slated to premiere in early 2016.
UPDATED October 9, 2015: On Thursday, October 8, 2015, at the New York Comic Con, Cinemax officially announced the release date for new episodes of Banshee and also revealed the first trailer for a fourth season of the action-drama series. Season 4 of Banshee will consist of eight episodes and it is scheduled to premiere on the Cinemax channel in the US on Friday, January 29, 2015. Unfortunately, a fourth season will also be the final season for the show. Surprisingly, it has nothing to do with the ratings, as it typically happens. The show will conclude because the story is coming to an end.
UPDATED January 23, 2016: Please, be advised that the release date of the new episodes of Banshee has been significantly pushed back: instead of the previously scheduled January 29, 2016, the action drama series will now be released on the Cinemax network in the US only on Friday, April 1, 2016. The change of the premiere date was confirmed by the show’s creator Jonathan Tropper on his Twitter account. To give fans something to look forward to, the network also unveiled an official trailer for the upcoming chapter of the show, which, as you know, will be the final one as well. Sign up for our notifications and receive an automated reminder of the release date of Banshee season 4 one day before the show premieres.