Hollywood superstar Donald Glover is giving “Atlanta” fans something to get excited about. The hip-hop star has teased fans about the status of his popular FX series and what expectations diehard viewers should have.
Donald Glover Hypes Up Atlanta
Glover made a rare Twitter appearance to speak on a flurry of random topics including who he’s listening to right now and his last studio effort. But the biggest surprise came from Donald dishing on the highly-anticipated “Atlanta” return.
“while im here: ‘atlanta’ s3+s4 are going to be some of the best television ever made. sopranos only ones who can touch us.” -Donald Glover’s Twitter
FX Renews Atlanta For Multiple Seasons
In August 2019, buzz developed about the series receiving a huge green light. “Atlanta” fans could finally get excited for both a third and fourth season to air in the near future.
“Atlanta” has been renewed for a fourth season at FX before production has begun on the previously announced Season 3. FX made the announcement Tuesday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour. Production on Seasons 3 and 4 is slated to begin in the spring. Both seasons will consist of eight episodes. (Variety)
FX President Confirms Renewal Buzz
The FX president also dished on what made the series an award-winning show.
Created by Glover, Atlanta is executive produced by Glover, Paul Simms, Dianne McGunigle, Stephen Glover and Hiro Murai. The series has won five Emmys, two Golden Globes and a Peabody Award, among others. “What more can be said about Atlanta than the critical acclaim and accolades that Donald, Paul, Dianne, Stephen and Hiro have earned for two exceptional seasons of what is clearly one of the best shows on television,” said Eric Schrier, President of FX Entertainment. “This group of collaborators and cast have created one of the most original, innovative stories of this generation and we are proud to be their partners.” (ET Online)
Donald Glover Keeps Glowing Up W/ Atlanta Success
Since “Atlanta” blew up, Glover has kept busy starring in huge movies and putting out award-winning music.
Glover has been busy with a Grammy-winning EP, starring in and producing his own short film, Guava Island, voicing Simba in Disney’s remake of The Lion King and portraying a young Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story, as well as his This Is America tour. (The Hollywood Reporter)