Keep reading to learn more about Documentary Now Season 4. Documentary Now! is an American TV series created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Mayers, and Rhys Thomas. Season 1 of Documentary Now! premiered on August 20, 2015. The genre of Documentary Now! is a mixture of mock and documentary which is known as a mockumentary (mocking of documentaries).
Documentary Now! makes spoofs on celebrated documentary films by imitating the style of each documentary with a similar but fictional subject. The series is one of the smartest shows running, spoofing landmark documentaries in an hour-long duration. It is a show with a lot of perception and heart. The audience is finally excited about slogging on with a new season with even eccentric narrations and characters. Very specific people enjoy the show but those who like it will surely love it with their whole hearts.
Documentary Now Season 4 Cast
The cast doesn’t have a definite character to play as the show focuses on mocking different subjects differing from episode to episode. As of now, the expected cast of Documentary Now! Season 4 will be
- Alexander Skarsgård
- Nicholas Braun
- August Diehl
- Liliane Rovère
- Ronald Guttman
- Cate Blanchett
- Harriet Walter
- Trystan Gravelle
- Jonathan Pryce
- John Rhys-Davies
- Jamie Demetriou
- Helen Mirren
- Fred Armisen
These actors are going to play different parts in season 4 of ‘Documentary Now!.’ However, there will be few actors for the guest appearances in the show.
Previous Parodies of Documentary Now
The first episode of Documentary Now! was aired on August 20, 2015, and the subject parodied was Grey Gardens. The first episode itself made a good impression on the audience with its style of a mockumentary. The 3 seasons of Documentary Now! consist of 21 episodes parodying 18 documentaries with their style of mocking.
The episodes titled “Original Cast Album: Co-Op”, “Batshit Valley”, “Globesman”, “Gentle & Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee”, “Juan Likes Rice & Chicken”, “Sandy Passage”, “Any Given Saturday Afternoon” are the best in terms of writing, spoof, and comedy.
Documentary Now Season 4 Plot and Parodies
In February 2022, IFC announced the renewal of the 4th season of ‘Documentary Now!.’ They also announced the documentaries which will be spoofed in the episodes of season 4.
- ‘Burden of Dreams’ as Soldiers of Illusions. The burden of Dreams is a documentary following a German auteur named Werner Herzog as he deals with bad weather and difficult actors.
- ‘My Octopus teacher’ as My Monkey Grifter. My Octopus teacher is a documentary about a filmmaker forging an unusual friendship with an octopus that lives in the South African kelp forest.
- ‘Three Salons at the Seaside’ and ‘The September Issue’ as Two Hairdressers in Bagglyport. Three salons at the Seaside deal with love, loss, and determination to carry on and make the best of things with a sense of humor. The September Issue showcases the behind-the-scenes of Anna Wintour and her staff during the production of the September 2007 issue involving American vogue magazine.
- ‘When we were Kings’ as How they threw Rocks. The documentary When we were kings explores the relationship between Africans and Americans.
- The films of ‘Agnès Varda’ as Trouver Frisson(Finding Frisson). Agnès Varda was a French film director, screenwriter, and photographer. She was known for her New wave movies of the 1960s.
Documentary Now Season 4 Release Date
After a long wait of 3 years, the most wanted mockumentary series release is near. Documentary Now! is coming back for Season 4 on October 19, 2022. In advance, the episodes of Trouver Frisson, My Monkey Grifter, and Two Hairdressers in Bagglyplot premiered in the Slate of Documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival on the 9th of September 2022.
Documentary Now Season 4 Trailer
Independent Film Channel (IFC TV) did not release any trailer for season 4 of Documentary Now! but Rotten Tomatoes TV released the trailer on the 16th of September on YouTube and the trailer has more than 1.5k views. The link to the trailer is given below.
Where To Watch Documentary Now! Season 4?
Every season of Documentary Now! was received positively by the audience and was critically acclaimed by so-called critics. Also on IMDB, the show has a good rating of 8.1 out of 10. Documentary Now! Season 4 is not yet released. The previous seasons are available on Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV to stream.
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