A few weeks ago, Sex Education finished filming, with a view to the premiere of the fourth season sometime in 2023, probably at the end of the year. Netflix had great success with this British series that humorously combines the world of adolescent sexuality.
However, this original production of the platform faces a problem that is too frequent in those series that are set in schools and institutes: the actors and actresses have a habit of getting old.
With Sex Education facing a full-fledged fourth season on Netflix, the actress Emma Mackeywho gives life to Maeve Wiley since the start of the series, he considers that the time is near to graduate and leave the series behind before the experience is ruined.
The actress notes that while she is grateful for everything she has learned on the show original Netflix, much of the cast is almost 30 years old and still playing 17-year-old characters. series like Stranger Things are also facing similar situations.
Emma Mackey is ready to say goodbye to the Netflix series
Through an interview with Total Film (via Games Radar), Mackey highlights his intention to leave the series before his presence becomes a mockery.
“It’s always complicated, it’s different when you’re playing a character who’s stuck in time. We’re playing 17-year-olds, and we’re all in our early 30s, it’s a bit strange.
I’m grateful because it was a launching pad, and it’s given us opportunities in so many ways, but it’s something that I want to get out of gracefully, and be happy that it exists, and protect it, and enjoy it, but yeah, now I think it needs to be put behind us. “.
The actress highlights how much she has learned thanks to Sex Education in these four seasons that have contributed to forging her career, like that of many fellow cast members. Again, we put the simile of Stranger Thingsa series that does well to end the adventures of the gang in its fifth season.
Sex Education loses much of its cast in season 4, with talents like Patricia Allison, Tanya Reynolds, Simone Ashley and Rakhee Thakrar out of the cast. Looking ahead, Dear friend he will also be absent due to his Doctor Who commitments, where he will play the Fifteenth Doctor.
Netflix faces the predicament of having to end the series or renew its cast in a big way before it becomes the typical series in which the actors who play students could be the parents of their character.
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