The Netflix series Bloodline is a dramatic thriller that portrays the Rayburn family, a group of adult siblings who own and manage a hotel in Florida. The show follows their lives as they come to terms with a life-changing event. Bloodline has been around since 2013 and won two Emmys for its first season.
While it may sound surprising for this show to be cancelled, the writing was on the wall early on. In 2016, Deadline reported talking about cancelling Bloodline after Season 3 due to lacklustre ratings. And sure enough, it came true after three seasons. Right now, you can catch up on all three seasons before they’re gone forever!
Bloodline Season 4: Release Date
Bloodline Season 4 has been cancelled. The show’s creator, Glenn Kessler, stated on Friday that Season 4 would never come to fruition. He said that the story “ended up going in a radically different direction.”
Bloodline Season 4: Cast Detail
The cast of the show includes:
Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn, a successful and respected family man and businessman
Ben Mendelsohn as Danny Rayburn, the black sheep sibling who left town ten years ago and is now back home
Sissy Spacek as Sally Rayburn, the matriarch of the family who presides over all the other characters
Linda Cardellini as Meg Rayburn, John’s eldest daughter and Danny’s sister
Norbert Leo Butz as Kevin Rayburn, John’s youngest son
Matthew Modine as Robert “Bobby” Rayburn, Danny’s father and Meg’s husband
Jamie McShane as Sam Mendez, a detective from Miami-Dade County Police Department who is tasked with investigating Danny’s mysterious return
Jacinda Barrett as Diana Rayburn, John’s wife and mother of Kevin and Meg
John Leguizamo as Eric O’Bannon, a local boat shop owner who becomes involved in trouble after renting his space to John
Taylor Rouviere as Sarah O’Bannon, Eric’s daughter who is interested in joining her father’s business full-time
Carla Gugino as Dr Jessica Griffin, a therapist at Sarasota Memorial Hospital who has an inappropriate relationship with Danny
Kevin Flaherty as Michael Lowry, Ben Mendelsohn’s character on Bloodline Season 4
Other cast members include Sissy Spacek (Sally Rayburn), Norbert Leo Butz (Kevin Rayburn), Linda Cardellini (Meg Rayburn), Ben Mendelsohn (Danny Rayburn), Jamie McShane (Sam Mendes), Jacinda Barrett (Diana Rayburn), John Leguizamo (Eric O’Bannon) and Taylor Rouviere (Sarah O’Bannon).
Bloodline Season 4: Plot
On the night of his parents’ anniversary, Danny returns home to Florida after ten years of absence. He returns just as his brother is preparing for his wedding day. His return sets in motion events that will forever change the way they see themselves and each other. Back when he left, he left everything behind him, including a lifestyle filled with drugs and crime, but more importantly, his relationship with his family. And the one person who notices that he is back and knows that there is more to his return than meets the eye is Detective Sam Mendez. As Danny’s presence begins to affect everyone, John struggles with what he believes is right while Kevin tries to keep up a perfect facade with everything going on around him. His constant struggle triggers unwanted memories from when he used to do business against his moral code with Ben Mendelsohn’s character Eric O’Bannon in Bloodline Season 4 . Meanwhile, Meg realizes that she cannot hide her feelings forever, even when it comes between her and her husband in Season 4 of Bloodline.
Bloodline Season 4: Story
Bloodline tells the tale of the Rayburn family, a close-knit family that owns and operates an oceanfront hotel in the Florida Keys. The series begins with the return of black sheep son Danny to his familial home on the eve of his brother’s wedding. As past indiscretions and current tensions reach a boiling point, Danny must navigate the troubled waters he left backside when he abruptly left town ten years ago.
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In addition to being known for its dramatic story twists and turns, Bloodline explores themes such as morality, mortality, grief, guilt and redemption. In particular, every character is haunted by their demons in one way or another, especially regarding how they have wronged each other in the past.
Unfortunately for fans of the show, Bloodline has been cancelled after the third season. Because of this, you only have a few days left to binge-watch the first two seasons before they disappear from Netflix!