Devi Vishmakumar is on the brink of graduate. Seven months after Netflix introduced that Never Have I Ever had been renewed for season 3, creator Mindy Kaling revealed in March 2022 that the present had additionally gotten the inexperienced gentle for its fourth and final installment.
The raunchy teen comedy facilities on Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), a 15-year-old Indian-American lady mourning the latest loss of life of her father along with the same old highschool stresses: trying to seduce Paxton (Darren Barnet), the most well liked boy in class, defeating her tutorial nemesis, Ben (Jaren Lewison), and navigating tensions along with her finest pals. On high of all that, Devi and her mom, Nalini (Poorna Jagannathan), are consistently at odds and her stunning, good cousin Kamala (Richa Moorjani) has simply moved in.
At the beginning of the primary season, Devi is beginning her sophomore year of highschool and Kaling felt it was becoming to wrap issues up across the time that she would graduate.
“Four seasons for a high school show felt like it made sense,” the Office alum advised Entertainment Tonight in April 2022 concerning the choice to finish the collection. “There are some things are built-in doing a high school show that felt like, ‘OK this is time.’”
She continued: “But the truth is, we got to know the characters. The great thing about doing it on Netflix is that we got to tell stories that you wouldn’t necessarily be able to tell in traditional network shows and so we feel good. We really told the story of this 15-year-old girl and that felt like the perfect amount of time.”
Kaling and the remainder of the writers will doubtless be capable to pack quite a lot of drama and romance into these remaining seasons. Season 2 ended on a cliffhanger, with Paxton agreeing to formally be Devi’s boyfriend — simply as Ben learns that she had emotions for him — which places the teenager in a position she’s by no means been in earlier than.
“What’s Devi going to be as an actual girlfriend in a real relationship with someone who’s much more experienced than she is?” showrunner Lang Fisher puzzled to ET in July 2021. “This has been her dream for the entire series. … And now she has one and he is the most popular boy in the school.”
She continued: “It’s like, ‘What is that going to be like?’ Is it going to be the dream that she had always imagined it would be or will it be more complicated? And probably it will be more complicated than that. There’s still these things like to explore in terms of sex and what do you do if you’re a nerd who’s done very little and you’re dating a much more experienced guy.”
Never Have I Ever’s central love triangle will proceed to play a component in season 3, with Lewison interested by exploring how Ben will react to this new info.
“I know that for me and for Ben, I really love when he’s vulnerable, but I also still love some of that Ben Gross-iness where he’s name-dropping and being loud and brash. I never want that to go away,” the University of Southern California grad advised ET. (*4*)
Keep scrolling to search out out what we do know concerning the remaining seasons of Never Have I Ever: