The eighth season of the massively popular Australian television series Wentworth was released on Netflix on 28 July 2020. The series has delivered consistently throughout its eight seasons so far and fans are already eager to know when the ninth season of the series is going to hit the screens.
What We Know So Far:
It is official that Netflix has commissioned a ninth season of this popular prison drama. It is scheduled to be released in 2021. Meanwhile, the eight seasons of Wentworth has just come out and it is already garnering positive responses from both fans and critics alike.
The Series So Far:
Wentworth is an Australian prison drama series. It is quite like the series Orange Is The New Black but the overall tone of Wentworth is much darker than the latter’s is. The series follows the days of Bea Smith (played by Danielle Cormack) in prison. She enters prison charged with the attempted murder of her husband.
The series deals with the hierarchy in a prison and the protagonist Bea has to adapt to the prison-life and become comfortable in it if she wants to rise in the hierarchy. The official synopsis on Netflix reads, “Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the alleged attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison”.
The series has been created by Lara Radulovich, David Hannam, and Reg Watson. The show originally premiered on SoHo but from 2017, it has appeared on Fox Showcase. The series is available on Netflix and due to its reach of international audiences, it has become very popular across the globe.
Cast Of Wentworth Season 9
• Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett
• Robbie J. Magasiva as Will Jackson
• Katrina Milosevic as Susan Jenkins
• Pamela Rabe as Joan Ferguson
• Kate Jenkinson as Allie Novak
• Bernard Curry as Jake Stewart
• Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles
• Ra Chapman as Kim Chang
• Libby Tanner as Bridget Westfall
• David de Lautour as Dr. Greg Miller
• Sally-Anne Upton as Lucy “Juicy Lucy”