"Ray Donovan"Fans have been up in arms since Showtime a week ago canceled the drama series, denying them a suitable ending since the end of the seventh season, ended with a cliffhanger. The show's showrunner, David Hollander, further fanned the flames by saying that he and the show's creative team were surprised by the network's decision to cancel.
Now Ray Donovan's star Liev Schreiber, which was gathering fans for support, posted an encouraging update.
"It looks like their voices have been heard," he told fans in an Instagram message on Wednesday night. "Too early to say how or when, but with a little luck and your continued support, there will be more & # 39; Ray Donovan. & # 39;"
Schreiber gave no further details, and Showtime representatives did not return emails asking for comment, but his comments are a clear indication that there are conversations about how to give "Ray Donovan" a final chapter. That's what Showtime did with its other long-running series that aired alongside "Ray Donovan" – "Shameless", recently renewed last month for the 11th and final season, and "Homeland", also in its eighth approaching season. of time that would be the last.
At TCA last month, Show timeEntertainment Co-President Gary Levine he admitted that the fixers' drama was “nearing the end of its execution.", But hinted that" Ray Donovan "may have the eighth and final season.
"I think 'Ray Donovan' is nearing the end of his career," said Levine on January 13, before the end of the seventh season. "We always talk about seven or eight seasons."
Schreiber and Hollander have been waiting for another season, and renewal talks with Showtime have subsided. The network finally decided not to continue with season eight.
Despite the cliffhanger at the end of the seventh season, "Ray Donovan" still did a full cycle at the end of the seventh season, with Ray finally avenging the murder of his sister, who started the series in the pilot episode.