Top Boy season 4 finally gets a release date on Netflix

High Boy season 4 – sorry, season 2 – has lastly been given a launch date on Netflix.

Per the streamer’s StrongBlackLead Twitter account, the hit drama will return on March 18, 2022. And, like most different Netflix collection, we count on new episodes to reach en masse on that date – which means you received’t have to attend between watches. 

So, why the confusion between seasons? Nicely, High Boy’s first two seasons aired on UK broadcaster Channel Four in 2011 and 2013, respectively. Netflix then rebooted the present (for a 3rd season) in 2019, albeit with out the numerical title. 

Meaning the streamer is advertising this fourth outing as High Boy’s second, when in reality it’s merely the second to be commissioned by Netflix. By the way, followers can even discover the present’s authentic two seasons on the service underneath the title High Boy: Summerhouse. All clear? Good.

Created and written by Ronan Bennett, High Boy follows the prison exploits of metropolis gangsters Dushane and Sully (Ashley Walters and Kane Robinson) on the fictional Summerhouse property within the London borough of Hackney.

Netflix’s rebooted collection re-introduced the pair alongside new faces Jamie (Micheal Ward), Shelley (rapper Little Simz) and Jaq (Jasmine Jobson). And, judging by the promotional materials launched by Netflix up to now (see under), it appears like all 5 might be returning to the fray in High Boy season 4.

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Spoilers comply with for High Boy season Three from this level on. You have been warned.

As for what else we all know in regards to the present’s upcoming episodes, the jury is out. 

After Modie’s seize and incarceration on the finish of season 3, it appears probably {that a} new antagonist will make themselves recognized on the Summerhouse property in season 4, presumably with a plan to disrupt the newfound partnership between Dushane and Jamie (which was closely implied by the present’s newest finale). 

The aforementioned posters launched by Netflix all comprise the identical tagline, too – “loyalty at the beginning” – which suggests relationships might be examined, damaged and probably repaired in High Boy season 4.

Past that, although, plot particulars are few and much between. Nonetheless, with that March 18 launch date simply across the nook, High Boy followers can relaxation straightforward figuring out that the wait to search out out extra will not be a protracted one. 

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