It’s been a year and a half (or 25 if you count 2020) since we last saw new episodes of HBO‘s dark comedy series “Barry,” but the show’s writers are already way ahead of us and have written all of seasons three and four of “Barry.”
The news comes from the show’s star and co-creator himself, Bill Hader, who discussed the status of the show during a recent appearance on “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” While, you guessed it, the lockdown has prevented the production from going into filming, the show’s writers spent the year keeping busy.
“Right when the lockdown happened in March we were a week away from shooting,” Hader said. “The last time I was in a room with a lot of people was the table read for Episodes 1 and 2 of Season 3 and we were ready to go. And then it all got shut down. Season 3 is completely written and ready to go, and during this time we actually went and wrote Season 4, so we have both of those kind of done. We’re just waiting until we can start shooting again.”
“Barry” is one of the best comedies HBO has produced in recent years, a show about a professional hitman who inadvertently ends up involved in an acting class in Los Angeles and questioning his life choices. Our reviewer and founder, Rodrigo Perez, said that season two of the show “The series continues to examine the difficulties of being honest with who you are deep inside and the elusive questions of whether we can change. Ultimately, Hader’s hit show is about what it means to be deeply human, killer instincts and all.”