Van Helsing season 3 ended up with a major cliffhanger that leaves fans wondering what season 4 will have in store when the post-apocalyptic vampire series returns in 2019. Van Helsing's season 3 centered on Vanessa's mission to find the Four Elders and kill the master of all vampires, the Dark One.
Aided by her sister, Scarlett (Missy Peregrym), and Axel (Jonathan Scarfe), Vanessa spent most of season 3 searching for the first three Elders while also dealing with a growing darkness in her soul that threatened to swallow her. Meanwhile, other members of her group have been trying to start new lives in a refugee camp in Denver.
In the Van Helsing season 3 finale, Sam (Christopher Heyerdahl) killed Mohamad (Trezzo Mahoro) and fulfilled his destiny to become the Fourth Elder, while Scarlett sacrificed herself to help Vanessa overcome her darkness. The episode ended with the surprising return of Lily Van Helsing, Vanessa's ancestor, which will surely be explored in Van Helsing season 4.
Van Helsing Has Been Renewed For Season 4
Two weeks ahead of the Van Helsing season 3 finale, it was announced that Van Helsing had been renewed, with Neil LaBute exiting as showrunner. He will be succeeded by writer and executive producer Jonathan Walker, who has been with the show since it started. Keeping in pace with the first three seasons, season 4 will consist of 13 episodes. News of the show's renewal doesn't come as much of a surprise, considering that the show's ratings haven't slipped far at all since season 3 started and have been holding steady most of the season.
When Will Van Helsing Season 4 Premiere?
Van Helsing season 4 is expected to enter production in early 2019, which means the new season is following the same schedule as the first three seasons. With this in mind, fans of the vampire series can expect Van Helsing season 4 to premiere sometime between the end of September and the beginning of October in 2019.
What Will Van Helsing Season 4's Story Be?
According to Walker, Van Helsing season 4 will expand on vampire lore and their plans for the world. The season is expected to see the rise of "new villains" and "unexpected heroes". The fact that several loose ends were left hanging at the end of Van Helsing season 3 suggests that season 4 will serve as a continuation of those storylines. As for the main plot, Sam, who's the newly-anointed Fourth Elder, and the organization known as Blak Tek will most likely be the main antagonists, with Lily potentially replacing Scarlett as Vanessa's ally in the battle against the vampires.