When talking about prison dramas, we simply cannot miss talking about Wentworth. The show has been a great hit and it already has its season 7 rolling in many of the regions. In case, you are wondering when season 8 is going to release on Netflix, you have come to the right place. In this article, you will find almost all the information that you need to know about the show.
Wentworth is a popular Australian prison drama. The show is a great success all over. It tenure began on Netflix back in 2015 and ever since we are getting new seasons every year. The show is good that it ranks in the list of the top 50 TV series on Netflix. If you haven’t watched the show before, you should check it out now.
Wentworth happens to be one of the most-watched series in Australia. The story is about a group of women living in prison. If you want, you can also check out the behind the scenes documentary on YouTube.
If you haven’t watched season 7 yet, you should complete it now as season 8 is just going to arrive.
Production is set to start on season 8 which is set to be divided across 20 episodes that are scheduled to start in September 2019.
Right now we are not sure if season 8 is going to have 20 episodes or not. We also don’t know whether season 9 is going to arrive in 2021. Check here, Rick and Morty Season 4: Release Date, Cast, Trailer, Episode Count, and Everything Else You Need to Know.
When will season 8 of Wentworth be available on Netflix?
Season 8 of the show is yet to release in Australia. It is expected that the series will return in Australia by mid-2020 after which the show will be put up on Netflix for streaming.
If we look back at the track records, Netflix has aired the new season days after the launch of the finale aired. Season 7 arrived on Netflix just a day later its season finale on July 30th on July 31st. if the makers are going to follow the same pattern then we can expect to get the show by August 2020.
As you already know season 8 of Wentworth is going to have 20 episodes which are going to make 100 episodes of the show. If this is true then this is going to be the highest number of episodes in a season for Wentworth.
Not just season 8, Foxtel also announced that the show will be airing until 2021. This gives us the hope that there might be a season 9.
However, that is guesswork as nothing have been confirmed yet. Even if there is a season 9 that doesn’t mean that it is going to be the last season. Moreover, no plot details have been disclosed yet. Unless season 8 is released, we wouldn’t get to know what’s going to happen next.
Celia Ireland who played the role of Elizabeth informed WHO magazine that the cast of the show didn’t know what’s going to happen with the show for a full year after season 1 got over. They were in doubt if the series was going to continue at all. They had no way to get confirmed as they were not informed anything about the future of the show.
Meanwhile, ahead of season 8’s release, Netflix has already released season 7 of the show on its platform. You can now start watching the show before season 8 hits the screen.
Will season 8 of Wentworth be available for streaming on Netflix in other regions?
According to sources, Netflix subscribers in Canada are likely to get the show either on November or December 2020.
Netflix Australia and Netflix UK don’t carry the show at any capacity. This is kind of sad for those who are living in the UK and Australia. To watch the show you guys have to bend your ways. If you are a resident of Australia then you can watch the show on FOXTEL.
What can you watch on Netflix in the meantime?
If you are wondering what to watch on Netflix in the meantime then you can give Orange is the New Black a try. Most Wentworth fans seem to like the show. There are rumors for a spin-off series to be coming up next but there is no solid news available on that.
You can also find a lot of document series on Netflix which are all prison-based shows. You can watch some of these great series. Some of the names include Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons, Jailbirds, The Inmate, and Girls Incarnated. All of these are good recommendations. You can also find other shows on the platform. You can even try some other genre according to your taste.