There’s not long to go before Virgin River gets back to our screens with its 4th season and, while it’s been a year since the season 3 finale left us for certain significant inquiries, fans are as yet itching to find out what Mel and Jack will do about their situation.
Fortunately, Netflix hasn’t left us out of the loop, teasing that while the couple are wrestling with uncertainty, Mel is “choosing to be grateful for finally getting to become a mother”. Notwithstanding, with attractive new doctor Cameron Hayek showing up in the town, that could make things more complicated.
In the meantime, Hope will be back in season 4 in the wake of being missing for most of season 3 because of COVID – in spite of the fact that it won’t be plain sailing for the Virgin River mayor as she’ll be recuperating from her recent car accident.
Virgin River season 4 release date
Virgin River is set to release on Netflix on Wednesday 20th July. The new series will consist of 12 hour-long episodes, set to release all at once.
The shooting occurred last year, with Martin Henderson – who portrays Jack on the show – uncovering on Instagram that he was “doing a little post-production work” on season 4 in November 2021.
Virgin River season 4 cast
It wouldn’t be Virgin River in the event that Alexandra Breckenridge and Martin Henderson didn’t return as midwife Mel Monroe and bar owner Jack Sheridan so we’d hope to see them in a 4th season, while you can expect Colin Lawrence (Preacher), Lauren Hammersley (Charmaine Roberts), Tim Matheson (Vernon ‘Doc’ Mullins), Benjamin Hollingsworth (Dan Brady), Grayson Gurnsey (Ricky) and Sarah Dugdale (Lizzie) to repeat their parts in the new season.
As for new characters, Reign’s Mark Ghanimé has joined the cast as the town’s brand new doctor Cameron Hayek, who is supposed to complicate the romantic situation for pregnant Mel. In the interim, Motherland: Fort Salem star Kai Bradbury, who was introduced as Doc’s long-lost grandson Denny Cutler, will become a series regular.
Concerning supporting characters, we’ll likewise be seeing more of Jack’s sister Bri (Zibby Allen) and Preacher’s love interest Julia (portrayed by his real-life wife Lucia Walters). In the interim, ideally Lilly’s daughter Tara (Stacey Farber) stops by Virgin River again and we’d very much want to see Nicola Cavendish (Connie), Teryl Rothery (Muriel) and Lexa Doig (Paige Lassiter) return for season four.
Virgin River season 4 plot
Ahead of the new series, Netflix has released a synopsis, with Mel and Jack set to wrestle with the uncertainty of her pregnancy news – notwithstanding, Mel is deciding to be thankful for at last becoming a mother.
“But things get complicated when a handsome doctor moves to town — one who’s looking to start a family of his own,” the streamer teases.
Season 4 is additionally likely to pick up after the huge twist in the season 3 finale, which saw Jack propose to Mel and Mel uncover that she’s pregnant prior to adding that she’s not 100% sure assuming the dad is Jack or her late spouse Mark (Daniel Gillies).
Virgin River season 4 trailer
Netflix is yet to drop a trailer for season 4 – notwithstanding, it has shared a few first-look pictures, including one of Lizzie and Ricky having a chat.