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Warrior Season 4: Is It Happening? Everything We Know So Far

Warrior Season 4

Warrior is an American television series in the martial arts genre with a blend of crime and drama. It is created by Jonathan Tropper and is based on some writings of Martial arts legend and actor Bruce Lee. His daughter Shannon Lee, alongside director Justin Lin is serving as its executive producer.

Warrior Season 4
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The series premiered in 2019 and it was followed by two more seasons that were released in 2020 and 2023 respectively. Ever since the third season aired, fans have been wondering if Warrior Season 4 is canceled or if they will get to see it.

What Is Warrior All About?

The story of Warrior takes place in the 1870s in San Francisco when the Tong Wars were taking place. The Wars involved the tussle between different Tong factions in various cities in the United States of America. The series is centered around a martial arts expert named Ah Sahm (played by Andrew Koji). He comes to the US looking for his sister. However, his life changes when he is sold to a really influential tong sect situated in Chinatown.

Warrior is based on the writings of Bruce Lee and the first season premiered on April 5th, 2019 on Cinemax. It was renewed for a second season that took place between October 2nd, 2020 to December 4, 2020.

Just like the previous season, the second season also had ten episodes and it aired on Cinemax. The makers announced that the series has been shifted to HBO Max which became Max. It started on June 29th, 2023, and ended on August 17th, 2023.

What Happened At The End Of Warrior Season 3?

Warrior Season 3 ended with a cliffhanger which leads to many potential storylines that can be explored in the future. The final episode, titled A Window of F*cking Opportunity, sees Ah Sahm decide to choose his sister, Mai Ling (played by Dianne Doan).

What Happened At The End Of Warrior Season 3?
Credits: The Direct

He had the option to opt for the alliances in Tong in the city. It beautifully creates the base for a bond between brother and sister.

Is Warrior Season 4 Happening?

Sadly, no. The makers canceled Warrior Season 4 after the third season aired. The news was announced in December 2023 by Max who owned the right of the series. Subsequently, Netflix picked up the series, and all three seasons were released on the streaming platform in February 2024. It is a part of the streamer’s non-exclusive library of content.

While there is no confirmation for a fourth season, the Netflix buying out has given hope to the fans for a potential Season 4. Andrew Koji has stated that all the actors are currently busy. He said that they will be have to free for a fourth season to take place.

All we can hope is that the makers reconsider their decision and that audiences will get happy news. We should be hopeful that Season 4 will take place in the future as the story of Warrior is incomplete and deserves a satisfying conclusion.

What Could Happen In Warrior Season 4?

If Warrior Season 4 takes place, the makers can explore the strong bond between the brother-sister duo which reaches its peak in the final episode. The makers can also explore Li Yong (played by Joe Taslim) who becomes the head of Long Zii Tong.

The fate of Chao if they are actually dead or not can also be answered in the follow-up season. Apart from these threads, Mayor Buckley is also becoming a force unto themselves and Season 4 can touch upon that character as well.

What Could Happen In Warrior Season 4?
Credits: The Direct

Conclusion

Warrior is one of the most loved series for people across the globe. It is particularly loved by fans who enjoy stories involving martial arts and well-choreographed fight scenes. In today’s time, we generally don’t get to see many films and shows in this genre. Amid a sea of shows with similar themes, Warrior was different and it did well for its refreshing take on a genre that’s dying.

The makers have canceled Warrior Season 4 but we shouldn’t lose hope since its available on Netflix. The streaming giant might greenlight it in the near future if the show continues to attract more viewership.

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