Kim’s Comfort is closing up a lot sooner than deliberate.
The present fifth season of the hit Canadian sitcom shall be its final.
“To our wonderful followers: Authenticity of storytelling is on the middle of the success of Kim’s Comfort,” the producers stated in a press release.
“On the finish of manufacturing on Season 5, our two co-creators confirmed they have been shifting onto different tasks. Given their departure from the sequence, we’ve come to the troublesome conclusion that we can not ship one other season of the identical coronary heart and high quality that has made the present so particular.”
The assertion added that “Kim’s Comfort has meant a lot to our solid, writers, crew, and audiences around the globe.”
“Regardless of the restrictions and problems of capturing in the course of the pandemic, Season 5 is our most interesting season thus far.”
“It’s been a privilege and a really nice pleasure to work with the Kim’s household of gifted writers and performers for the final 5 years. Thanks to our followers for the love and assist you’ve given this present.”
Collection star, Simu Liu, took to Twitter to voice his unhappiness on the “disappointing” information, that “for causes that I’m certain we get into sometime, we should prematurely bid farewell to Kim’s Comfort.”
“I’m heartbroken,” the star added.
“I used to be absolutely anticipating to come back again for our sixth season,” saying that he’d hoped his character Jung “would lastly get to point out among the progress that I had begged our writers for yr after yr.”
He stated, “it pains me that we’ll by no means see the complete reconciliation between Jung and Appa. It pains me that we’ll by no means see Jung work out what he desires to do together with his life.”
“Most of all, it pains me that we’ll by no means see the Kims all collectively as a household, bidding farewell to the bodega that has outlined their immigrant journey.”
“I used to be all on this yr,” Liu stated.
“I wished to be in each episode. I wished to take part within the writers’ room. I wished to direct an episode. I really feel we deserved higher. I really feel that you just, our most wonderful followers, deserved higher.”
“I’d wish to suppose that our present introduced everybody a bit nearer collectively throughout this extremely divisive time,” he stated earlier than honoring his co-stars.
“Keep in mind their names. Name their brokers. CAST THEM IN EVERYTHING. Our expertise is simple, and we’re nowhere near being completed.”
Along with Liu, the present additionally starred Paul Solar-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang, Andrew Phung, and Nicole Energy.
Kim’s Comfort airs on CBC in Canada and Netflix within the U.S.
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Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Observe him on Twitter.