The Brokenwood Mysteries, criminal drama TV Series that first premiered back in 2014, follows Mike Shepherd, a Detective Inspector who is in charge of solving crimes in Brokenwood town. The peculiarity of the town is that everyone is aware of everyone else; hence when a crime is committed, there are repercussions are more significant implications on the whole of the town.
The series already spans seven seasons that have received widespread and critical acclamation from around the world due to its engaging plot. Here is everything that you need to know about the eighth season of The Brokenwood Mysteries.
The Brokenwood Mysteries Season 8: Release Date
The seventh season of The Brokenwood Mysteries premiered on the 29th of March 2021 on AcronTV. The entire series will be wrapped up on the 4th of May, 2021. By the looks of it, the seventh season of The Brokenwood Mysteries has reportedly broken the ritual of a 4-episode season. The seventh season comprises six 2-hour long episodes. As far as the episodes for season eight are concerned, none of the official comments have been made via the official broadcasting network or the show’s creator.
It would be pretty surprising if the show is renewed for an eighth season as the series is getting increasingly popular outside of New Zealand. Usually, The Brokenwood Mysteries return to the broadcasting network every year during the fall. If the show’s makers and the broadcasting channel give a heads-up for an eighth season, then the series would return during the 2022 Fall.
The Brokenwood Mysteries Season 8: Cast
The lead actor Neill Rea portrays abrasive and unconventional Detective Mike Shepherd whereas Fern Sutherland portrays the character Detective Kristin in the series. Kristin is the ideal by-the-books cop and is also fiercely intelligent.
Other than the lead actors, other cast members like Nic Sampson, Cristina Ionda, Pana Hema Taylor will also be making their returns to the series. Each season and an episode packs a brand new unexplored mystery while featuring new characters living around Brokenwood. The names of the new actors to portray new characters for season 8 is unclear at this moment.