Ray Donovan Season 8 is still hanging in the air. The lead actor of the show, Liev Schreiber, has given fans some hope, but there is no official word on that. The show was recently canceled but what seems like the fans support has made the network rethink their decision. So does that mean Ray Donovan is coming back for the eighth and the final season of the series? Keep reading to know all the details about it.
Ray Donovan Season 8: Cancelled But Now Renewed!
Until the 4th of February, everyone was questioning what is happening with Ray Donovan season 8? Is it renewed? Canceled? What? Then on the 4th of February, big news came out. And it quite literally broke the hearts of all Donovanians. But the good news was, none of these fans gave up. After repeated requests, It looks like Showtime is finally listening to all pleas.
Ray Donovan star Liev Schreiber posted a very encouraging update. He posted a picture on Instagram that said, It looks like all your voices have been heard. It is too soon to say how and when, but will all your support and a little luck. We may have more of Ray Donovan. He posted this update on Wednesday evening. The show was canceled after a six-and-a-half-year run.
Network And Production Team On Cancellation
In the official cancellation statement by Showtime said that after seven incredible seasons, Ray Donovan is coming to an end at Showtime. They are proud that the series ended with such strong viewership and powerful note. The thanked Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight, and the showrunner David Hollander for their work.
The showrunner of Ray Donovan, David Hollander, has been quite vocal about how he felt about the cancellation announcement. He said that Ray Donovan season 7 was by no means meant a farewell. Hollander has never treated the seventh season to be the final season because it wasn’t meant to be. He had more story to tell. In an interview with Vulture, he said that they are still scratching their heads. They had no indicator that the show was about to end. He also said that they were taking it as if they were in mid-sentence and had no sense that this was the completion. Season 7 was not the series finale. He said he wished to have an opportunity to deliver a finale. To conclude that he said that they were used to being the show that was not canceled. They never thought that the show would be canceled.
There is no official word on what will happen with Ray Donovan season 8. Nevertheless, that can’t and won’t stop us from thinking about what this season could bring us. Ray Donovan season 8 is expected to be the final season; hence it could give all the characters emotional, mental, and physical closure that they deserve.
There are few loose treads that season 7 left us with, Ray Donovan season 8 can address them. First was, what happens to Mike. He and his decisions have led to many painful endings. Will he be able to live with that Guilt and acknowledgment? Secondly Terry. In the concluding scene of season 7, he was standing on the empire state building. Why is he there? What is he doing? Last but not least, Ray. What will happen to the guy? Will he be able to cope up with all the mental trauma he is living with?
We hope to hear some official news on the show’s status soon. So, you stay tuned with us for more news and updates about what is happening to the show. In the meantime, tell us, what do you think could happen. Will the network renews the show, or will there be no changes?