Wentworth is an Australian drama and has completed seven seasons. The show was first broadcasted in 2013 and has become one of the most longest-running shows.
The show has created a massive global fanbase, and after the completion of season 7, fans are expecting the eighth instalment.
The show even introduced two new roles- Rick Donald as Sean Brody and David de Lautour as Dr Greg Miller. You can watch all the seven seasons of Wentworth on Netflix.
Is the show going to get a new instalment?
To the excitement of the fans, Yes, Wentworth is coming back with a new season. Foxtel confirmed the renewal of the show in 2018. A set of 10 episodes is supposed to feature in season eight.
Foxtel tweeted a video clip on May 26 to announce that Wentworth Season 8 would be back on the screens on July 28.
The caption was titled “Lockdown is ending. #Wentworth | New Season | July 28 | Foxtel Original”. Although the video was taken down shortly after.
Wentworth’s Season 8’s episode 1 is titled ‘Resurrection’, and the synopsis goes like this: After the siege many of the prisoners and officers struggle to rebuild their lives with the horror they endured, as the new General Manager deals with the fallout of the blockade, an old Top Dog reenters the compound, the legendary Lou Kelly.
What will be the release date of Wentworth season 8?
We are near to the premiere of Wentworth Season 8 which is on July 28, 2020, Tuesday.
As for the Netflix release, we don’t have any confirmation about the specific date, but as per the guesses, we will be getting the show by the end of September this year. As the seventh season released on Netflix one day after the finale released. So, we
What will be the cast of season 8?
The cast for season 8 includes:
Leah Purcell as Rita Connors,
Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett,
Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson,
Bernard Curry as Jake Stewart,
Susie Porter as Marie Winter,
Pamela Rabe as Joan Ferguson,
Katrina Milosevic as Sue Jenkins,
Kate Jenkinson as Allie Novak, and
Rarriwuy Hick as Ruby Mitchell
The new cast members include Kate Box as Lou Kelly, Vivienne Awosoga as Judy Bryant, David de Lautour as Dr Greg Miller, Jane Hall as Ann Reynolds, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles and Zoe Terakes as Rebel Keane.
More to know about the 8th season of Wentworth
The show has been renewed with a set of 10 new episodes. Usually, the previous seasons of Wentworth have about 10-12 episodes. Keeping that in mind, there are rumours that this time the show would have 20 episodes and can be divided into two parts of ten each, giving way to the ninth season sometime after the 8th season.