However rumours of Wentworth’s demise seem to have been untimely. Fairfax Media can verify there are plans to fee no less than one other 20 episodes of the Australian jail drama. This is able to be the equal of two seasons, which means the present will stay on TV screens till no less than 2021.
The potential for an eighth and ninth season was first reported by business web site TV Tonight. A Foxtel spokesman refused to remark.
“At this stage we’ve no information,” he mentioned.
It’s understood that Foxtel will announce Wentworth has been renewed in coming weeks, and that’s is maintaining affirmation beneath wraps till all related contracts have been signed.
The present’s stars have additionally remained tight-lipped on social media, however the identical couldn’t be mentioned for followers, who expressed their pleasure on Thursday.
“Please do not misinform me,” one individual tweeted.
“Finest information of 2018,” wrote one other.
Wentworth has a robust following in Australia and abroad (the place it’s generally often known as Wentworth Jail). The manufacturing has been showered with accolades through the years, together with six Logie Awards out of 18 nominations. This 12 months noticed this system snap up two Logies, for hottest drama and excellent drama sequence. Canadian-Australian performer Pamela Rabe, who performs inmate Joan Ferguson, additionally received most excellent actress.