“The real horror of my life is not that I have killed terrible people. The real horror is that the people I loved didn’t love me anymore.”
Based on stories by author Caroline Kepnes, the Netflix series you is about a manipulative, charming novelist who all too easily kills the women he loves.
In all three seasons, Joe Goldberg tells the inner thoughts of a romantic killer. First, an intense spark ignites between strangers, a romanticized relationship develops, obsessive behavior ensues, murders are committed, and the cycle repeats.
In season 2 of you, Joe Goldberg meets his match. His wife-turned Los Angeles girlfriend, Love Quinn, kills herself to keep Joe as her partner. In this season it shows once again that sometimes in poisonous murderous love -like attracts like.
Season 3 Spoilers
In season 3 of You, Joe Goldberg & Love Quinn move in together for a dream in suburban San Franciscan. However, Joe’s narration shows hints of dissonance and hostility in his relationship with Love and his newborn son.
Given that both Joe and Love possess obsessive and violent personalities, the two were destined to meet their demise from the very beginning of their meeting.
Unsurprisingly, Joe fakes his own death, turning Love Quinn into a murderer/suicide. Joe kills his wife and leaves for Paris, France, hoping to meet and pursue his newfound interest, Marienne.
According to Screen Rant, “…Despite Love’s apparent death, there’s still a chance she’s still alive. And the series finale leaves several clues that the character could eventually return. If love came back for you season 4, the Netflix show could feature more plot points from Kepnes’ novels, which interestingly haven’t been covered so far.
Victoria Pedretti, who plays Love Quinn in the series You, is not expected to return in the fourth season, as her character has been virtually abolished – Joe Goldberg style.
In an interview with Marie Claire, actress Pedretti confirmed, “As far as I know, she’s dead.” Pedretti continues to explain to Marie Claire that even though her character seems… kaputz, she is more than willing to make a guest appearance on you, season 4.
Is it possible that we will see more of Love in flashbacks, memories or dreams? With all the twists and turns in the popular series, everything seems likely. So much is left to the imagination, but fans are hoping for Love Quinn’s resurrection.
The makers of you season 4 explained that it will mainly consist of Joe’s relationship with himself and perhaps the consequences of his actions. Therefore, the new anticipated season is expected to be very different from the previous one.
In an interview with e!, Will Gamble noted that Joe will have to deal with the emotional ramifications of abandoning his son: “I think it will shape him from this point on.”
The show delves deep into the psychology of the where what and why by Joe Goldberg and what drives him. Will his past finally catch up with him?
screen rant says, “If Love Came Back For” you season 4, the show could pick up other storylines from Caroline Kepnes’ you books. in Kepnes’ You love Me, Joe lives in the Pacific Northwest after Love Quinn’s family pays him to stay away from Love and their child.”
“. . .However, Love eventually lures Joe to Los Angeles for a meeting. There she shoots him before pointing the gun at herself. Joe lives in the end, but Love dies by her own hand. The death of love in season 3 is a serious departure from the book.”
you shows the poisonous and dangerous qualities of a former bookstore manager/predator, dramatized in a romantic thriller. The show intertwines pseudo-love with pain, control and murder. Viewers can’t get enough of Joe’s extreme and deceitful personality, which lures women to their deaths.
Netflix has released a short sneak-peek, confirming that there is a you, season 4. The sneak peek is a culmination of those who went down at the hands of Joe Goldberg — and now he’s ready to kill for another season.