Warning: This article contains major spoilers for You season 4 part 1.


You season 4 part 2 has landed on Netflix, taking viewers on an emotional rollercoaster as Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) continues to navigate London.

After the midseason finale saw Joe finally uncover the identity of the serial killer that had been taking out his friends one by one, with none other than do-gooder and prospective mayor Rhys Montrose (Ed Speleers) unmasked, season 4 part 2 sees the rivalry between the duo continue.

The second half of the fourth instalment also sees Joe's romance with icy Kate Galvin (Charlotte Ritchie) continue, and a trailer for part 2 previously revealed a shock appearance from Joe's dead ex-wife, Love Quinn.

Read on to find out everything you need to know about You season 4 part 2 including trailers, cast updates and – spoiler alert – what happens at the end of season 3.

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Tilly Keeper as Lady Phoebe, Lukas Gage as Adam in episode 406 of You.
Tilly Keeper as Lady Phoebe in You season 4. Courtesy of Netflix

You season 4 part 1 was released on Netflix on Thursday 9th February. Part 2 was released on Netflix on Thursday 9th March.

There are 10 episodes in the fourth season, with five released in the first part and the other five in the second part.

So, the twists and surprises from creepy Joe stretched out for longer this time around.

In a statement to announce the fourth season, showrunner Sera Gamble said: “We’re deeply grateful that Netflix has shown You such monumental support and that people around the world have enjoyed watching Joe really get it all very wrong over the past three seasons.

"The whole You team is excited to explore new, dark facets of love in season 4.”

Just where will we leave Joe by the end of the fourth season?

Who stars in You season 4?

The following cast members were confirmed for the You season 4 cast.

  • Penn Badgley as Joe Goldberg/Jonathan Moore
  • Tati Gabrielle as Marienne Bellamy
  • Lukas Gage as Adam
  • Charlotte Ritchie as Kate
  • Tilly Keeper as Lady Phoebe
  • Amy Leigh Hickman as Nadia
  • Ed Speleers as Rhys
  • Brad Alexander as Edward
  • Niccy Lin as Sophie
  • Aidan Cheng as Simon
  • Stephen Hagan as Malcolm
  • Ben Wiggins as Roald
  • Eve Austin as Gemma
  • Ozioma Whenu as Blessing
  • Dario Coates as Connie
  • Sean Pertwee as Vic
  • Alison Pargeter as Dawn
  • Adam James as Elliot

It wouldn't be You without Penn Badgley reprising his role as creepy Joe, who is now a widower and starting a new life away from his son Henry after faking his own death at the hands of his late wife Love Quinn (Victoria Pedretti).

Meanwhile, Uncharted star Tati Gabrielle will reprise her role as former librarian Marienne Bellamy, who became the subject of Joe's obsessions in the third season.

However, after she discovered his true nature from his wife Love, Marienne skipped town with her daughter Juliette and the season ended with Joe trying to track her down in France.

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Tati Gabrielle as Marienne in You. Netflix

During filming, Penn Badgley was photographed filming with a beard in London opposite Gabrielle as Marienne - now sporting long blonde braids.

The snaps, as shown by MailOnline, see Marienne running and looking terrified - can't say we blame her if she has seen Joe!

Meanwhile, on 17th February 2022, Netflix confirmed that Euphoria star Lukas Gage had been cast in the series in a major role as Adam.

The streamer penned on Twitter: "In @YouNetflix Season 4, Gage plays Adam, the warm, funny, and hard-partying son of a wealthy family who is famous for failing to meet their standards. But the one thing he did learn from his parents is to do whatever it takes to get what you want."

Will Adam prove to be a friend or foe for Joe?

Meanwhile, a large number of other cast members have been confirmed for the new episodes, including Ghosts star Charlotte Ritchie as the series' new female lead, Kate.

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Charlotte Ritchie as Kate in You. Netflix

Kate is described as "smart, independent, suspicious, misses nothing" and is an art gallery director who has embraced being an "icy b***h".

She is protective of her wild and famous socialite best friend Lady Phoebe (EastEnders star Tilly Keeper), who is described as "a sweet and trusting person whose extreme wealth and fame tend to attract opportunists."

Kate is dating a party boy and literary professor Malcolm (recurring star Stephen Hagan) when he invites Joe into their world and Kate is instantly suspicious. Could Kate be the one to bring about Joe's downfall?

Lady Phoebe is also dating Adam, but will their romance go the distance?

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Tilly Keeper as Lady Phoebe in You. Netflix

Elsewhere in the main cast, fellow EastEnders alum and Ackley Bridge star Amy Leigh-Hickman will portray literature student and writer Nadia, whose mistakes put her in danger.

Finally, rounding out the main cast is Downton Abbey alum Ed Speleers as author Rhys, who faces the pressure to go into politics after overcoming his difficult impoverished origins to go to Oxford and mix with the elite. A sharp mind like his could also see through Joe.

Amongst the recurring cast is Brad Alexander as Edward, a rival to Nadia and the son of a media mogul; Niccy Lin as social media entrepreneur Sophie and Aidan Cheng as her artist brother Simon; Ben Wiggins as dark-minded aristocrat Roald; Eve Austin as tone-deaf party girl Gemma; Ozioma Whenu as "Nigerian princess" and investor Blessing; Dario Coates as a privileged friend of Kate and Phoebie named Connie; and Alison Pargeter as paparazzi photographer Dawn.

Gotham star Sean Pertwee stars as Vic, who serves as Adam’s loyal personal driver/dealer/security.

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Ed Speleers as Rhys Montrose in You. Netflix

Intriguingly, Adam James will portray Elliot, a figure from California with a powerful employer who heads to Europe with a special mission.

Elsewhere, Saffron Burrows' slightly unhinged character Dottie Quinn is now the only surviving member of the Quinn clan and may want revenge for her daughter Love should she discover that Joe is still alive.

While Dottie's appearance has yet to be confirmed, could she be the one who has employed mysterious Elliot who could be tracking Joe down?

Other characters to return include any of the surviving characters from previous seasons, but Joe appears to have truly left most of them behind.

However, we doubt Joe will entirely be able to let go of Henry.

Finally, given that Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail) made a posthumous appearance in the second season, we doubt that Joe will be able to shake off his late wife Love Quinn (Victoria Pedretti) so easily. Perhaps Love may haunt him in the upcoming season?

We can only hope!

You season 4 plot

Penn Badgley as Joe Goldberg in You season 4
Penn Badgley as Joe Goldberg in You season 4. Netflix

Each season of You so far has been based on one of Caroline Kepnes's novels – season one is based on her book You, season two is based on Hidden Bodies and season three is loosely based on You Love Me which was published in April 2021. Kepnes has announced she is working on a fourth book, but it is currently unclear how much of it will be used as the basis for the next season of You, or which will come first – the book or the series.

Regardless, the new series picks up with Joe Goldberg in Europe on the trail of Marienne Bellamy. The pair will eventually come face to face once again, but it seems that Joe will soon become caught up with a whole new crowd of rich and privileged individuals.

It seems one individual who does become vitally important to Joe: art gallery director Kate.

However, it seems that Kate is not a naive victim for Joe and soon may piece together the truth about him,.

Are the tables about to be turned on Joe?

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Penn Badgley as Joe Goldberg in You. Netflix

If you have finished watching season 3 (and if not, stop reading now as there are spoilers ahead), you know that Joe faked his own death (by chopping off two of his own toes!), left his baby Henry in the care of couple Dante and Lansing, and framed Love for all their crimes before killing her with aconite and then setting their house on fire.

Love’s shocking death was not a surprise to Victoria Pedretti though, who told TVLine that she always knew the season was not going to end well for her character. “I knew [Love] was going to die at the end of this season pretty early on. I knew I wasn’t going to be on the show past two seasons, so I assumed that she would die.”

It’s unlikely Love is still alive (though, in the world of You, anything is possible), but she (and Victoria Pedretti who plays her) could return in Joe’s mind to haunt him, just as Beck did in season two.

If you want more of a breakdown as to how the series ended, you can read our You season 3 ending explainer here.

It’s possible season four could be the final season of the hit Netflix series, and in a recent interview with Vulture, star Penn Badgley talked about what he thinks should happen to murderer Joe when the drama comes to an end.

“Punishment is important, but what form of punishment is actually effective? With Joe, the irony is that death is almost too easy for him,” he says, adding that Joe could be tortured (“he deserves it, but does someone deserve to have to do it?”) or just condemned to be miserable for life (“but he already is miserable.”)

Is season 4 the final season?

It's not yet known whether there'll be further instalments of You on Netflix, and fans will have to wait and see.

Ahead of the release of season 3 of You, the show's co-creator Sera Gamble said there was scope for multiple more seasons of You.

"I am not scared at all of saying that we definitely could follow Joe for several more seasons," she told The Hollywood Reporter.

You season 4 location

You season 4 is set in London, United Kingdom.

Netflix confirmed the setting for the season on social media following images shot of Penn Badgley shooting scenes for the series in London.

You's official Twitter page penned: "Joe’s back for a bloody good time. If his book choice tells us anything… our boy might not be in Paris anymore."

The books displayed in the images shared are all set in London, England.

The first season of You was set and filmed in New York, and then the story and production switched to LA for season two. “If you went straight from season one to season two, you’ll notice the sun-drenched colour palette,” Sera Gamble told Variety. “There’s something creamier about the light in LA than in season one.”

The third season of You was also filmed in California, with locations in the Los Angeles area doubling for the fictional town of Madre Linda and a street in the LA suburb of Van Nuys used for the exteriors of Love and Joe’s idyllic house.

By the end of season 3, the plot has Joe in Paris looking for his latest obsession, Marienne, although the scene was filmed in LA with a fake backdrop showing the Eiffel Tower.

However, with filming taking place on-location in London, England, it seems we will have a very British season of You.

You season 4 trailer

Yes! A trailer was released during Netflix's global fan event TUDUM in September 2022, showing Joe's latest transformation and teasing his move to London. You can check it out below:

However, a subsequent announcement saw the dates of the new season change once again - see above.

Prior to that, on October 13th 2021, Netflix released a teaser to announce season 4 with the caption “YOU season 4 is in the [body] bag.”

We also now have a full trailer that offers our biggest insight into the fourth season yet.

Find the full trailer below.

Want to read more about You?

You season 4 part 1 is out now on Netflix, while part 2 will land on Thursday 9th March. Seasons 1-3 are streaming now. You can also order Caroline Kepnes's You from Amazon.

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