Genius Season 4 latest updates are here! continue reading to know everything! The anthology period drama series premiered on National Geographic and was created by Noah Pink and Kenneth Biller. After making three successful seasons of Genius, the production and team are coming with another season coming in late 2022.
Seasons 1 and 2 were developed by Niah Pink and Ben Killer and the third season was developed by Suzan Lori Parks. The series has gathered around 20 Emmy nominations with three wins. Not only that, it has been awarded several other awards as well.
Season 4 is going to be produced by Reggie Rock Bythewood and Gina Prince-Bythewood. The Genius Franchise focuses on dramatizing the lives of genius history makers globally. Season 1 concentrated on the life of Einstein, whereas season 2 focused on the life of Picasso. Season 3 focused on Aretha Franklin’s life. Season 4 will be focusing on two subjects that is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.
In this article, we will only be focusing on season 4 of Genius. If you are interested to know about the previous season, we will further share a short recap of all three seasons’ stories. Here is everything you need to know about Genius season 4.
Genius Season 4 Storyline
This time the series is going to be focusing on 2 subjects, unlike previous seasons where they focused on one subject. The story will be about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American leader who led the campaign for civil rights. In his series, you will see how Dr. King spirited millions of people to fight for equality and rights. He was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Malcolm X was a human rights activist and American Muslim Minister born in 1925. He was also a supporter of black Nationalism. You will be seeing how he inspired millions of people to fight for themselves in this series. The series is going to cover all those moments that made them history creators. Many get inspired by how they contributed their vitality for equality and justice.
Genius Season 4 Cast
The cast has not been confirmed yet but Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Aaron Pierre are said to be playing the character of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Other than that, we are expecting many more famous personalities from the entertainment industry because sadly they have not revealed much about the cast yet. There will surely be some new faces as well.
The famous stars from previous seasons like Cynthia Erivo, Courtney B. Vance, Samantha Colley, and Geoffrey Rush did an amazing job portraying their characters. We are pretty sure that this season’s other cast and leads are also going to be performing their characters powerfully. Stay updated to know more about the casting of Genius Season 4.
Genius Season 4 Plot
Coming to the plot of genius season 4. There is no plot as such because the series is about real history makers and their life. However, their life was nothing less than a movie. They fought for rights and equality. They had their ups and down which will be shown in the series. You will see how much struggle they did to do what was right for their people.
It is not going to be a basic documentary you usually see (no, it’s not sponsored). The cast, the actions, the graphics, and everything will take to the period where it all happened. After all, their powerful portrayal of characters made them win so many awards.
Genius Season 4 Genre
The series is a combination of Anthology and Docudrama. The characters they are playing in this season are from 1925 and 1929. From their cinematography to their clothing, everything will be according to the historical period.
Genius Season 4 Previous Season Recap
Let us have a look at all three seasons’ recap.
Season 1 of Genius was about the story of Albert Einstein. The series captured Einstein’s Uniqueness and what made him the ultimate historical creator. The series showed some of the untold stories about Albert Einstein and even though fans said that Genius feels dull sometimes due to not being able to fit itself into either a drama or a documentary, that’s something that attracted a lot of audiences toward the series. it depicts the life of Albert Einstein just perfectly.
Season 2 of Genius was about Picasso, a very complicated yet genius artist. He was an artist of unfathomable complexities. The series has portrayed the life of Picasso in a very raw yet beautiful way. Viewers got to see some of the untold stories of Picasso and his life and how he has inspired people.
Season 3 of Genius focused on the life of Aretha Franklin who was an American si ger, songwriter, and Pianist. The series showed the real reason why she is referred to as the “queen of soul”. Her inspiring story attracted a lot of audiences to the series. It was a successful season just like seasons 1 and 2.
Genius Season 4 Release Date
The release date has not been confirmed by the makers yet. However, the expected release is around the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023. The first season got released in 2017, and the second got released in 2018. The third season got released in 2021 after two years of gap due to the pandemic and other reasons.
Fans have predicted the release to be in December 2022. Nothing has been confirmed yet but the release date can get out anytime soon.
Where to Watch Genius Season 4?
Unlike the previous seasons, which premiered on National Geographic, season 4 is shifting to disney+. With the rapid increase in the audience of streaming platforms like disney+, the makers have decided to premiere season 4 of Genius on Disney+ along with National Geographic.
If you do not have access to Disney+, you can get the subscription anytime you want, or you can watch it on your television national geographic as well.
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