adrienne palicki offered a surprising glimpse of how orvilleThe delayed filming schedule affected the cast.
During the Tuesday, November 28 episode Michael RosenbaumSpeaking on the “Inside of You” podcast, Palicki, 40, hinted that the space saga will not return for a fourth season.
In response to a question, she said, “No, I will not do this now.” orvilleWhich has not released new episodes on Hulu since August 2022. “I don’t know, really, the answer to that [if it was canceled],
The science fiction series, which was created by Seth MacFarlane, follows the crew of the starship USS Orville as they encounter adventures while exploring different parts of the galaxy. MacFarlane, 50, stars in the show with PalickiPenny Johnson Gerald, Halston Sage, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, J. Lee, Mark Jackson, Jessica Szohr And anne winters,
According to Palki, shooting the show has been “really hard”. He pointed to the fact that The Orville filmed 33 episodes over the course of six years, preventing the cast from having a steady source of income as this amounts to about 5 episodes each year.
Palicki added, “It became a real, real issue because there would be a lot of time in the middle of the season because Seth wanted to write everything himself.” “At one point, we were like, ‘We’re going to have to fight the studios to pay us a holding fee or something.'”
The actress, who played Commander Kelly Grayson, used Lee’s offscreen experience as an example, saying, “J. Lee was eating snacks and Gatorade at one point because we couldn’t afford anything. it was horrible.”
MacFarlane had previously noted that his busy schedule had led to long gaps between seasons.
“How do I incorporate this into everything that’s going on now?” They told tvline in August 2022, citing its commitment to projects such as family Guy and the arrival of the peacock ted series. “I will say that I’m as emotionally invested in the show as any fan, so if there’s going to be a season 4 I’ll find a way to do that.”
Earlier this year, the outlet received an update orvilleFuture Chairman of Disney Television Group. “It’s a great show and I know fans loved having it back in their lives. And Seth did a great job in front of and behind the camera as best he could.” craig ervich Said in January. “But we don’t have anything to share right now.”
McFarlane also told us weekly About the pressure of returning to a project from the past.
He shared, “It’s scary going into a new season because you’ve just written a whole batch of episodes, presumably ones you’re proud of and feel good about, and then you have to do it all over again. ” 2018 onwards orvilleThe premiere of the second season of. “There’s always that scary thought in the back of your mind, ‘Oh, s—-t. We’ve used up all the stories, and there are none left.”
He added: “You always want each season to grow, get bigger and better, and this absolutely fits that bill. I think it’ll really surprise people how the show has expanded and how it’s really come into its own.
us weekly Representatives for Hulu and Lee have been contacted for comment.