“Too quickly to say how or when, however with a bit of luck and your ongoing help, there can be extra Ray Donovan,” Schreiber mentioned in an Instagram put up Wednesday. “So to all of the Donofans who bought their bats out and beat the chances. Thanks.”
Showtime, which canceled the drama final week, declined to touch upon Schreiber’s proclamations. His assertion arrives days after showrunner David Hollander informed Vulture that he was gobsmacked by the information that the seventh season, which led to January, can be the final.
“We’re nonetheless scratching our heads,” Hollander mentioned, including that he wished Season eight to be the final. “We had no indicator that the present was ending. We had been behaving creatively as if we had been in mid-sentence. And so, there was no sense that this was going to be a completion. This was by no means a sequence finale.”
Ray Donovan shouldn’t be the one Showtime sequence to finish in 2020. The cable community additionally introduced that Homeland is waving goodbye after eight seasons — the ultimate season opener premiered Sunday — as is Shameless. Its eleventh and closing season is slated to roll out this summer time.
Even when fan help is not sufficient to present the present sufficient time to shut up unfastened ends, Schreiber wished to share how a lot the fan outpouring means to him and the Ray Donovan household. “It is onerous to explain how superb it feels to these of us within the Ray Donovan household who’ve been fortunate sufficient to expertise the overwhelming love and help that every one of you have got expressed for our present for the reason that information broke that Ray wouldn’t return,” Schreiber posted. “What’s much more unimaginable is that it appears your voices have been heard.”