Earlier this year, after a five-year run, HBO announced that ‘Insecure’ starring Issa Rae will be coming to an end after its final season. While many fans are devastated about the show ending after season 5, show creator Issa Rae who plays Issa Dee feels it’s time to let it go.
In a recent interview, Issa Rae discussed why she was giving up on ‘Insecure’ following its fifth season. The New York Times best seller said she is definitely ready to let ‘Insecure’ go. She added that she wanted to end the show after five seasons and shooting the final season is so much fun.
“I’m definitely ready to let it go,” Rae said in the interview.
“I knew that I wanted to end it after five seasons. And I feel like I’m really proud of this season that we’re shooting now. It’s so much fun, and it’s made me appreciate the show in a different way.” She added.
Last month Rae, inked an 8-figure film and television deal with Warner Media that will give HBO, HBO Max, and Warner Bros an exclusive to upcoming projects produced by the actress from her Hoorae media label. Chief Content Officer Casey Bloys tells Variety that Issa Rae is very talented and prolific. He said she has had a wide effect on HBO’s audience based on its younger and more diverse cast and its creativity.
Issa Rae who is also known for her roles in the films Little, The Hate You Give, and The Photograph is currently working on a second season of Robin Thede’s ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’. Upcoming projects for the Golden Globes multi-nominee include the docuseries “Seen & Heard” drama series ‘Tre Cnt’ set to air on HBO, and the hip hop comedy ‘Rap Sh*t’ on HBO Max. Also, in the works on Rae’s Hoorae media label is the remake of the 90’s film Set It Off.
Tamara Anderson is a freelance writer in the Chicagoland area. She has featured articles in multiple entertainment and hip-hop media outlets.