The future of The Bear ‘confirmed’ - is Jeremy Allen White coming back for series 4?

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15 Mar 2024, 14:56

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It’s looking like good news for The Bear fans as according to new reports, the foodie drama is heading back to screens for series four. 

According to industry outlet Deadline, the Jeremy Allen White-fronted Disney+/Hulu series was "quietly renewed" after series three was revealed back in November. 

FX, the studio behind The Bear, have yet to confirm the news themselves but the report suggests cameras are rolling on both three and four back-to-back. 

It was previously suggested series three of The Bear would be the last one, but now there’s a question mark over whether fans will return to The Beef kitchen once again. have reached out for comment.

The second season aired in May 2023 and fans have been feverishly waiting to hear what will come of White’s Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto as he struggles to transform his family’s grimy sandwich shop into a high-end eatery. 

The Bear follows Carmy alongside Sydney (Ayo Edebiri) and Richie (Ebon Moss- Bachrach), who work to strip the restaurant down to its bones while also undertaking their own transformational journeys.

Carmy himself Jeremy revealed his wishes to return to the critically acclaimed series after picking up the Best Actor in a Comedy Series prize at the SAG Awards.

He told reporters: "I was flying to Chicago and I got dropped a little note on a napkin while I was on the plane. All it said on it was, 'I hope Carmy gets a happy ending'. I think that's all I really hoped for.

"That he learns how to understand himself a little bit better and appreciates what he has and then finds some peace."

Adored by fans and critics alike, The Bear took home three Golden Globes - Best Actor in a series musical or comedy for White and the Best Actress equivalent for Edebiri.

They won those prizes again at the SAG Awards, where they also picked up the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. 

Series one and two of The Bear are available to stream on Disney+ in the UK now.