December 2, 2023

The fifth and remaining season of Italy’s bloody and brutal gangster saga Gomorrah, which is a Max unique within the US, arrived stateside again in early 2022, wrapping up the story of warring drug kingpins with some main deaths to complete off this Naples-set masterpiece from Sky Italia. For these of us who had been followers of this mafia cleaning soap opera constructed round double-crosses, pulpy motion, and ever-shifting alliances, Gomorrah has all the time been a type of Maserati of crime dramas: The very best of one of the best. A lot in order that some followers have clamored on and off because the finale for another season — they usually’re about to get their want (type of).

Neapolitan mafioso Pietro Savastano was the gangster who lorded over the slums and avenue corners of the Secondigliano neighborhood in the beginning of the sequence, which is predicated on Roberto Saviano’s best-selling expose of the Camorra printed in 2006. On condition that the statute of limitations on Gomorrah spoilers has arguably handed at this level, it’s essential to share this subsequent tidbit in regards to the present — that Pietro was killed by Genny Savastano’s buddy Ciro Di Marzio on the finish of Season 2 — by the use of organising what’s to come back:

Sky Studios is creating a Gomorrah prequel in celebration of Sky Italia’s twentieth anniversary. It’s going to reportedly inform the story of Pietro’s rise to energy, “from when he was only a child on the streets to changing into a very powerful and ruthless boss in Naples,” in response to an announcement (per Selection). What’s extra, Gomorrah head writers Leonardo Fasoli and Maddalena Ravagli are concerned with the prequel.

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Provides Sky Studios for Italy EVP Nils Hartmann, in an announcement: The Gomorrah prequel will increase the world of the story, “going again to our most defining roots however with a watch on the long run.”

There’s no timetable but for when the brand new Pietro Savastano-focused Gomorrah sequence will arrive, so that is all we all know in regards to the venture for the second. Within the meantime, there are 5 seasons of Gomorrah out there to look at on HBO’s Max streamer, in addition to a derivative film, The Immortal (the occasions of which occur in tandem with Gomorrah Season 4).