Wentworth is an Australian television drama series. On 1 May 2013, it was the first broadcast on SohO. The series serves as a contemporary reimagining of Prisoner. David Hannam and Lara Radulovich developed this from Reg Watson’s original concept. The series is set in the modern-day and focused initially on Bea Smith’searly days in prison and her rise to the top of the prison’s hierarchy. From season 5 onward, the series emphasizes more of an ensemble format.
The 1st three seasons it was filmed on purpose-built sets in the suburbs of Clayton, Victoria, and from the fourth season, production moved to Newport, Victoria. The series has received positive reviews. The series was picked by many countries, including New Zealand and the UK, where it is titled Wentworth Prison.
Wentworth Season 9 –
Season 9 is expected to air in mid-2021. The final twenty episodes will be split up over two years. This season is expected to have ten episodes and is expected to be the series’s final season. Season 8 was the penultimate season, which indicates that Season 9 will mark the end of the series. Alongside season 8, season 9 was commissioned. Season 5 to 8 released on Netflix just one day after the finale’s final aired in Australia.
The cast includes Kate Atkinson, Vera Bennett, Jacquie Brennan, Katrina Milosevic, Robbie Magasiva, Leah Purcell, Susie Porter, Pamela Rabe, Bernard Curry, David de Lautour, Rarriwuy Hick, Zoe Terakes, Kate Jenkinson, Jane Hall, Vivienne Awosoga, Kate Box. According to sources, some part of the production of this season was affected due to Covid.
The details about the plot are not yet disclosed. As per sources, this season will have twists and turns. In the last season’s final episode, Reb discovers that the money is stolen which he and Lou have been saving for his surgery (gender reassignment). He attacks Allie based on false reports, but Winter comes to her rescue. The audience will have to wait a bit till the makers reveal more details regarding the plot.