NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 23: Penn Badgley speaks onstage during Vibe Check: Saeed Jones, Sam Sanders, Zach Stafford In Conversation With Penn Badgley at 92NY on June 23, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Netflix has given fans a sneak peek at the highly anticipated fifth season of “You” following the announcement of the commencement of production.

The psychological-thriller series is set to make its return later this year with its ultimate season, and Netflix has marked the beginning of filming by sharing an exciting update on social media.

“Spotted: Joe Goldberg in New York City. The 5th and final season of YOU is now in production,” Netflix confirmed on Twitter, along with a snapshot of the central character, portrayed by Penn Badgley, navigating the streets of the Big Apple.

The previous season concluded with Joe and Kate, played by Charlotte Ritchie, finding an unusual harmony after she embraced his darker side. However, the specifics of their future endeavours remain a mystery as the series gears up for its ultimate installment.

While plot details for the fifth season have been kept tightly under wraps, a recent casting announcement introduced Madeleine Brewer as Bronte, a “free-spirited and enigmatic” playwright who crosses paths with Joe.

Their encounter unfolds as she takes on a role at Joe’s bookstore, leading to a bond formed over literature and shared experiences of loss. Bronte’s presence is poised to evoke nostalgia in Joe, prompting him to question the trajectory of his life – a dynamic sure to captivate audiences.

Although the series is expected to maintain the gripping elements that have garnered its widespread acclaim, there’s a change in leadership behind the scenes. Michael Foley and Justin W Lo step in as showrunners, taking over from creator Sera Gamble.

Reflecting on her tenure with the show, Gamble expressed gratitude for the collaborative journey and praised the talent of the cast and crew. She conveyed excitement for the forthcoming conclusion of Joe Goldberg’s narrative and pledged her support to the new creative team.

As of now, a release date for the fifth season of “You” remains undisclosed, leaving eager fans on the edge of their seats as they await further updates on the fate of Joe’s chilling saga.