‘Casual’ Team Reflects on Run and Talks ‘Heightened’ Final Season

  • Variety
After four seasons and 44 episodes, Zander Lehmann’s brother-sister relationship series “Casual” is signing off with a final season in which the growth for its characters mirrors the growth of Hulu, the streaming service that served as its home.

“‘Casual’ is a platform-defining series in the tradition of groundbreaking Lionsgate shows like ‘Weeds,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Nurse Jackie,’ ‘Orange Is the New Black’ and ‘Dear White People,’” says Chris Selak, Lionsgate executive vice president and head of worldwide scripted television. “These shows underscore our commitment to carefully crafted episodes of serialized television. We are very proud of ‘Casual’ and the amazing creative team behind it, and grateful to our partners at Hulu for four seasons of support and commitment.”

Hulu began original programming in 2011 and moved into original scripted series in 2012. Back then, its lineup ranged from a mockumentary (“Battleground”) to a parody (“The Hotwives of Orlando”) to a supernatural comedy
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