Why Season 8 isn’t Happening

Netflix cancelled the final season Grace and FrankieIn late April. Some may have wondered if there was a future for this series beyond Season 7. Season 8 of the series is out! Grace and FrankieThis won’t happen as previously announced, Season 7 would be the final season of Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin. 

Netflix had already dropped Season 6 in September 2019 and announced that Season 7 would replace it. Grace and Frankie. Cindy Holland, Netflix’s former Vice President of Original Series, released a statement that time, in which she was highly praised Grace and FrankieThe entire series team. Her statement began: “Since its premiere in 2015, Grace and Frankie has expertly and hilariously demystified the experience of growing older and given a voice to the fastest growing segment of our population.”Holland continued to give praises for the show’s stars including Tomlin and Fonda as well as Martin Sheen and Sam Waterson. 

“Jane, Lily, Sam, and Martin have become role models for fans that span generations around the world, and we are so proud to have been a part of the show’s journey from day one,”She went on. “A special thanks to Marta, Howard, and the team at Skydance, who have been superb partners every step of the way.”The show’s stars Tomlin, Fonda and Fonda also issued a statement regarding the series’ end. They shared their sadness that the series was ending, but expressed gratitude for all they had accomplished.

“We are both delighted and heartbroken that Grace and Frankie will be back for its seventh, though final, season,”Fonda and Tomlin stated. “We’re so grateful that our show has been able to deal with issues that have really connected to our grand generation. And their kids, and amazingly, their kids as well. We’ll miss these two old gals, Grace and Frankie, as much as many of their fans will, but we’ll still be around. We’ve outlasted so many things—just hope we don’t outlast the planet.”

The seventh and final season Grace and FrankiePremiered April 29. Season 2 premiered on April 29. Fonda Tomlin, Waterson and Sheen were also featured on the show. Brooklyn Decker, June Diane Raphael (Baron Vaughn), and Ethan Embry were also part of the cast. 

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